Monthly Archives: September 2012


  September is sitting in a lounge chair outside on the terrace, a cup of tea at hand, captivated, of all things, by a 1968 East German novel about a teacher. Isla jumps on my lap and curls up there, … Continue reading

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Our neighbour has gone on a trip for a few days and so I’m stuck with caring for her bird. It’s not that I mind the actual caring part or the bird, it’s just that the bird is not a … Continue reading

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Coming home

The Husband and I took a long time choosing the door for our house. I wanted something with glass in it — perhaps thinking a few decades ahead, imagining myself old and wanting to know who’s out there before opening … Continue reading

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