Today is my day off and it started quite abruptly with a text message at 0654 this morning. I let her off because it was important, but now I was awake earlier than I would be on a normal working day.
Then I heard a crashing sound outside followed by a crescendo of tinkling on tarmac. I opened my curtains to discover that the rain and sleet had decided that, today, it would fall horizontally and not vertically. Then I noticed our recycling collection bin had lost its fight with the wind and was now vomiting glass bottles into the road. Continue reading