Monthly Archives: November 2011

Old Hack

I’ve a full notebook. The shorthand is fine but I’ve lost my place.  There’s something I’ve got to transcribe and get on the wires. It’s getting late. My last train goes soon. I quite often miss it these days and then … Continue reading

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Keeping Cool

A bonfire’s smoke drifted over the gardens – spacious plots, with mature trees. This is the Edwardian part of our town and the houses are generously built and separate from each other. No human created a formula for these incense … Continue reading

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An Ale House and ‘Flu Jabs

Normal is good. It’s an unacknowledged blessing really. An analogy comes to mind: ‘After the Lord Mayor’s Show comes the dustcart.’ The Show is held only once a year, in the City of London – which would be in a … Continue reading

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