Tony Grist (poliphilo) wrote,
Tony Grist
poliphilo

Suddenly Summer

The temperature has gone roaring up. I've been routinely wearing an undershirt, a shirt and a jacket- plus fingerless gloves.  Yesterday I was wearing a tee shirt.

Odi rang mid-morning to say she was coming round to fix us lunch. She and Peter put together what they call a soup and I call a stew- with chicken, chickpeas and tomatoes- and so much rice there's half a pan of it left over. I opened a bottle of Ned Kelly Shiraz. I offered to put chairs in the yard, but Peter (this guy is from Cameroon, remember?) said it was too hot to sit out.

Fabi is 19 months old now. His idea of a good game is taking the bottles out of the spice rack- one by one- and throwing them in the laundry bin.
Subscribe

  • In The Valley Of Elah

    Now that the nights are drawing in I want to be watching movies in the evening. I scroll through the lists of movies that Amazon Prime makes…

  • A Moment Of High Drama

    My mother is going upstairs in her stair lift and the cat is going downstairs. They meet in the middle. "Stop," I yell to Ailz who has…

  • The Cottages At Cuckmere Haven

    Showing the Coastguard cottages at Cuckmere Haven from the other side- and how close they now are to a cliff edge that is steadily eroding.

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 8 comments