Wait until next year

Putting off what could be done tomorrow, today

Tag: neighbours

A walk to the station #18

blossoming tree

I think that suburbia can have a reputation for being impersonal, lacking a sense of community or togetherness. I suspect that is sometimes part of the appeal. I also suspect that you can feel just as isolated in cities or villages or any other metropolitan area. Read the rest of this entry »


I like Halloween. Well, I’m not really a fan of scary stuff. I find horror films far too stressful. And while I don’t mind dressing up in stupid outfits, it seems like a lot of effort to do all that ripping of old clothes and dousing in fake blood. And just hiring or buying a ready-made outfit seems like cheating.  Read the rest of this entry »

A walk to the station #10

I see a milk float this morning. This is the first time in a long time I’ve seen a milk float. An actual milk float, pulling up by the side of the road, and an actual milkman delivering milk.  Read the rest of this entry »

A walk to the station #1

Morning sunrise

I step out of the front door and hope I don’t bump into my neighbours. I’ve heard them banging around and so figure they are probably about to leave too. It is not that I don’t like them, or that they are particularly difficult, more that I’m not generally a bit anti-social and would rather have such exchanges of pleasantries when I don’t have a train to catch. I think I’m maybe just a bit miserable. I then think that perhaps it is a nice thing to have the odd friendly face when you leave the house in the morning, and that I’m lucky that there are some friendly people on my road. A good contrast to the wall of impersonality I will face with my commute. Read the rest of this entry »