Tony Grist (poliphilo) wrote,
Tony Grist

Killing Fields

We had the pest controller round again. He'd warned us there'd be more wasps along shortly. This time he had three nests to destroy- two under the eaves and one in the raspberry patch.

Ailz asked him if he'd ever been stung. He said, Only twice- and both times last week when he was out driving in his car.

The chap who owns the next field- or his son or whoever- makes a lot of banging noises. I picture him strolling around his property with a small bore rifle- shooting birds or rabbits.  If I live here long enough I'll learn not to flinch. 

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