Wednesday, November 01, 2023

Coming home, phantasms and mulled wine.

1. The sound of the doorbell and then boys' voices as Alec arrives home with his entourage.

2. Half-seen things: a woman with a deflated dinosaur costume round her waist; a father carrying a sleepy pumpkin home; ghosts under damp sheets; the darkened lanterns in houses that have run out of sweets.

3. Warming up with a second mug of mulled wine.

Charity shop run, work complete and not ice.

1. Bringing donations to the charity shop with Nick to carry the awkward things.  2. Sending an edit back when I have very little to say, ex...