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Monthly Archives: June 2013
29th June 2013 – bubble
It floats delicately away from over-excited children. Each colour it passes is contained within its barely visible sphere. Dark green hedge, pale blue sky and white, bubbling clouds.
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28th June 2013 – swimming pool
Tiny, bright blue and welcoming. A long, curved plastic dome covers it, letting in light and air where necessary. I float serenely on its surface, looking up at the sun. I dream of summers past, floating under a French sky.
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27th June 2013 – butterfly cakes
Home-made, I place them lovingly into a box; a gift for supportive friends. As I pack them in with paper towels, I think of the pleasure they will bring and I am happy.
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26th June 2013 – shoes
Bright pink and high-heeled. A frivolity beneath the formal clothing and white coat. The stark hospital surroundings make them stand out, much loved and lived in, against the grey plastic floor.
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24th June 2013 – caretaker
He crosses the road jauntily, bunches of keys hanging from his pockets on both sides. As he reaches the opposite pavement, he slings a long necklace of keys noisily round his shoulders. A man with responsibility, carefree on a summer’s … Continue reading
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24th June 2013 – butter icing
The miraculous mixing of fat and icing sugar, it appears in the bowl as the beaters turn. A thick, swirling, rush of delicious sweetness.
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23rd June 2013 – roses
The only surviving flowers from a beautiful bouquet. They glow, pink and perfect. Petals spiralling into a delicate centre, each one is unique, its scent rising with every brush or sniff.
22nd June 2013 – paint
It starts out white as a bowl of cream. The machine adds colours – blue, yellow, green, red. Each in exact quantities, calculated to the last millilitre. As it mixes, the perfect blue emerges like magic.
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21st June 2013 – sweet peas
They burst through the fence, rushing towards light and air. Spindly shoots extended, bright pink flowers drinking in the sun.
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20th June 2013 – cashier
She smiles as she puts my goods through the scanner, striking up a cheerful conversation. I immediately smile back, my day brightened by her sunny friendliness.
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