Friday, January 3, 2014
The neighbouring village ( population : 34 ) has a telephone box. It also has a Christmas display that makes our villages minimalist efforts look opulent. A small bow wrapped around the handset in the phone booth, two more bows on a Ceanothus bush and two forlorn cardboard boxes wrapped in pink paper hanging off the signposts by the crossroads. '' Perhaps it all blew away " says 'the font' looking for an explanation as to why anyone would bother to decorate their village in this mysterious way.
Sophie's nose is a wonderful thing. Wet and cold 24/7. An advert for the health bestowing benefits of chasing blackbirds, digging up rose bushes and putting her elder brother firmly in his place.