1. I write some beautiful things in the cold electric light, and then go back to bed where it is warm and dark.
2. At the crossing a mother waits with a tiny girl, nappy bulging under her leggings, who wears a large backpack.
3. The road follows the line of the hill, and all the houses have names like Long View and Outlook. Through an open porch door there is a window. The sky beyond squeezes round its red and blue glass centrepiece.