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It sits in the valley like condensed milk, heavy and sticky in the cold morning air. Views disappear as if by magic, a whitewashed wall in their place.
The furniture has been moved around for the first time in years. Tables that lined one wall now line another. Chairs have moved to the other side. My eyes have grown accustomed to sliding over it, but now it grabs … Continue reading
Heart-shaped leaves and spindly tendrils have taken over. They spread themselves up the wall and around the window like an invading force. At intervals, blue flower spikes shoot out, firework-like against the green.
Abandoned on a wall, it looks forlorn without its pair. Dropped unnoticed from a pram or pushchair, some kind stranger has placed it there. Will its owner ever return to claim it?
They move over the wall like water. A furry head turns and a tail starts flicking with excitement. Gone in a flash, the moment for chasing has passed.
It flits fearlessly down at our feet, looking for food. Soft downy feathers with a speckled pattern just showing. Quick as a flash, it darts to the wall, grabbing and swallowing an insect almost before we notice its movement.