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Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Song

‘So what are you going to get the happy couple?’ Archie asks. ‘Do you ever get your hair cut?’ I enquire he looks a bit scruffy his ginger hair sticks out from a funny little hat made of leather. ‘Yes Goldie cuts it’ he replies, ‘I’m not Paying town prices. I use Vaseline and water it sticks down... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, January 25, 2010

Life is what you make it

Penny is in her own bed and asleep when I finish writing my will. I don’t know what is going to happen. Penny has lit a candle, one left over from Christmas. I study her face I think she is still a bit afraid of the dark.She looks innocent, her little turned up nose is slightly pink as are her soft... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Disaster and the other

‘Come on Archie, we had better head for that sweet little home in Dogrose.’ Archie gives a sarcastic smile. ‘Yes It’s a proper little love nest, the trouble is you are a big cuckoo.’ I ignore him. Why should I trade insults with someone who doesn’t realise what stress I am going through.’ It is... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, January 23, 2010

Stardust

What a beautiful little domestic scene, Archie and Albert are sitting like grey ornaments reeking of wood smoke. Goldie has her arm around Penny. I suppose it upsets some men when a woman is sobbing. ‘What’s up with Penny?’ I ask sympathetically, not really wishing to intrude on some-one’s grief.... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, January 22, 2010

Wind

One last call; I knock on Abel Dewdrop’s door. He opens it with a glass of sherry in his hand. Abel isn’t at all like Victor his brother. He has a round ruddy face and he goes up to London once a week. No one knows what he does up there and I am not about to ask. ‘Come in old fella, he leads me into... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Gold

It’s only plastic, I feel round the edge. ‘Is this any use she says?’ handing me a knitting needle. I rest the urn back on the table. ‘I think we shall have to crack it open, have you a hammer? She pokes around in the scullery and brings in a sledge hammer and bolt croppers. ‘Monty’s,’ she sighs.... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Ashes to ashes

Archie comes up the lane with his old RAV. Albert is lying along the back seat. ‘You are early,' I say as I manoeuvre myself and the urn into the passenger seat. ‘Well,’ Archie replies in a rather superior tone, ‘animals have to be fed, goats milked, and maybe other little things that you don’t... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

car quest

I suppose in an equinal fantasy Penny is a little pony and Dorothy is a pure bred filly. Both have there good points, but I believe in letting events take there course as I don’t appear to me much good at steering my way along the right track. There says Archie, ‘try that on for size,’ it fits... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, January 18, 2010

more secrets

Penny is pleased with her lap-top she keeps sending me messages which are really silly and I have to reply or she thinks, well I don’t what she thinks. I have other things on my mind, Dorothy has sent me an e-mail. Dear betrothed could you get me a bottle of distilled water. I can’t think what she... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, January 17, 2010

spare me

I am glad that I remembered to put my ring back on, I shall have to run a file round inside it. We stand in the hallway; I am holding the rods in one hand, well under one arm. She looks at me, Arthur, she says shouldn’t we kiss or something.’ ‘Oh, yes.’ I reply. ‘It is usual in the upper classes.’... Sign in to see full entry.

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