18 May 2016 ~ 0 Comments

3BT – pack/squeak-squeak-squeak//buddies, fan, it’s ok/memories

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1. Our neighbour calls: there’s been a change of plan and could we possibly look after their dog today? I run downstairs to John with my arms flailing above my head. When I go into their house to fetch her, she’s sat with both the cats on the sofas in the snug – three creatures […]

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17 May 2016 ~ 0 Comments

3BT – it’s all we can do, back and forth, speckle

1. R comes over with some terrible news. We sit out on the balcony with the cats circling and the chickens milling about in the garden below and talk about nothing for a couple of hours. 2. It’s a largely ineffectual afternoon in the garden. I gather pieces of scrap wood to make a raised […]

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16 May 2016 ~ 0 Comments

3BT – S-dog, a little goes a long way/p-p-pumpkin plant/neat, locate

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1. As we’re chatting, S-dog, who he has been calling, finally appears around the elder tree. She always looks so happy. Kaufman, who has been on my knee on the balcony, sneaks down onto the wood store to keep an eye on her: he watches long after she’s gone. 2. An afternoon at the allotment. […]

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15 May 2016 ~ 0 Comments

3BT – check in, raisins/huge/confused/pose, just about worth it

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1. A kind check in from a friend. 2. Z tells us how his car seat works while spraying raisins all over the backseat. 2b. He calls me in to see his creation. I don’t have to feign awe: it is genuinely one of the biggest poos I’ve ever seen. 2c. As John notes, his […]

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14 May 2016 ~ 0 Comments

3BT – bakery, it’s the realism that makes it funny/plants/contrast, settling in/fun

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1. While I’m still asleep, John goes to the new pop up bakery in Saltaire and brings back bread, pies and cakes. He discovers that it’s run by the same people as used to run the bakery in the back of the health food store in Shipley – ie, the people that make the best […]

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13 May 2016 ~ 0 Comments

3bt – it only takes one, all good, distraction from the cold

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1. Sending a single email makes me feel like the day is infinitely more productive and successful. 2. The lime and coriander transform the chilli sauce. The calamari rings are firm but not chewy. The steak is not quite medium-rare, but it’s exactly how I want it. 3. As darkness falls, it’s a little too […]

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