• at some indistinct and opaque moment you realise that age no longer arrives by stealth
  • the shiver spark flash when I know why something hasn’t worked welded to the same understanding that it is too late
  • our dog likes to drink from the floor of the shower. Doesn’t matter how full or fresh her water bowl is. I wonder if it is the taste of us? The soap? The cleaning stuff? Or is it just convenient and she only does it while passing, a canine nervous habit?