Monthly Archives: February 2011

The daffs are out

Delivered back to nursery the large loose-limbed teddy bear with his duffle bag of clothing changes that was N’s and everyone’s constant companion throughout the weekend. The nursery mascot. Photographs of him posed on the bar at Chapter, by the … Continue reading

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Dotted with buds

Sunday: more wardrobe work late afternoon through into evening. Frame up, drawers shelves and hanger rails all fitted. Sliding doors still to come. Coffees and scrambled eggs at an Italian cafe in Pontcanna run by young Poles. Waved Yeye and Nainai off … Continue reading

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Wardrobe-in-progress

Saturday: fine weather. Crisp and sunny, cold not chilly, white continents of cloud, views to the hills North and West. A fine day to host a visit to your city by Yeye and Nainai. Park, river, castle, museum, covered market back … Continue reading

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Wet crow

A trip by car to and from Merthyr in the morning, misty drizzle hazing the view of hills along the way. Late afternoon you bound happily homewards across the waterlogged park. Daffodils poised to blossom in carpets among the trees, … Continue reading

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Boxes

Yawning through the day at work and keeping the coffee concession in business. Spent the evening ferrying an indecent quantity of mostly book-packed boxes up the narrow stairs then later up the ladder to the attic. Lost patience with N … Continue reading

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Furniture

Home early from work to make a start on the enormous flatpack wardrobe with its heavy smooth-sliding panelglass doors. A start was all it turned out to be. Even with two pairs of hands it was impossible to manoeuvre bolt … Continue reading

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褲子… 我的屁股

Had a quick breakfast with the kids. Late to nursery late to work and late back home 11 hours later by which time they were sprawled asleep in the big bed. Didi out walking with his ma in the morning. Jumping … Continue reading

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