i went with jane and kezia to take esther to school this morning so i know what to do. on the way back we saw this abandoned scooter.
i suspect it was abandoned by some 4 year old joyrider. it’s lucky it wasn’t set on fire. or perhaps it was an insurance write-off and is waiting for the local scooter garage to come and take it away.
so as to avoid making too much noise i popped outside whilst the kettle was boiling and was amazed by all the little water droplets on the lawn. they looked fantastic and the lawn was covered in them. these pictures don’t really do them justice.
i’m working from home today which usually involves getting up early and trying to put some hours behind me before the family wakes up.
that’s my best working time and it also means i can finish my working day earlier.
sitting wirelessly in our dining room, listing to Air’s Moon Safari very quietly in the background i spot the door stop.
i know that if i pull it back and let it go it will make the most amazing boinging noise and wake the whole family up.
i know that’s a very bad idea, but now i’ve got the idea in my head it’s difficult not to do it …
as i walked back to my house this evening there were loads of fresh baby birds making their first excited airborne voyage. they sang nice tunes to celebrate the gift of flight
here’s a comedy thing. it’s two guys at either side of the road holding a piece of string between them. the string was a few centimetre off the ground a represented a significant tripping hazard.
i wondered if it was a cunning trick to make people trip over in the middle of the road (perhaps they work for the local funeral directors, or were resting paramedics).
they would have been better off doing this kind of thing on the pavement. if they had lifted the string high enough they could have knocked people’s hats off.
If they were trying to catch cars then i don’t think a piece of string is the answer. that’s like trying to catch an oil tanker with a kids fishing net. sort of.
ho hum. there’s been a security scare at a station outside london this evening so there are no trains from paddington station at the moment going home for me. so i’m trapped with only a free wifi connection and a carton of ribena for company.
it’s great for people spotting though. i just bumped in to an ex-colleague i haven’t seen for nearly 10 years.
here is a picture of lots of people from my lofty pirch. it doesn’t really convey the chaos down there at the moment: