Something on the bathroom floor - small, silent and black, with a lot of legs.  It's also perfectly still, but know it's not dead, yet.  Only a common house spider, not the sort to leap on a chair and scream about  - but it should be out doing something useful like eating flies or weaving… Continue reading Vermin

The Bin

It's gone. It should be standing by the lamp-post on the corner of the street - and if I don't get it back, I face a fixed penalty for not being in proper charge of council property. In my area, we put out the rubbish the night before Collection Day.  The kind of ritual that… Continue reading The Bin