Daily Archives: 17 May 2015
Just when I thought we were turning the corner, the weather reminded us that it can still bite us in the bum. Wednesday was one of those gorgeous “spring-like” days when the sun shone and the birds chirped; Thursday was cold, wet, windy, grey and miserable – so cold that we fired up the wood burner. In the middle of May! Continue reading
She was standing in the kitchen, preparing our usual soft-boiled eggs and toast for breakfast, wearing only the t-shirt that she normally sleeps in.
As I walked in, almost awake, she turned to me and said softly, “You’ve got to make love to me this very moment!”
My eyes lit up and I thought, “I am either still dreaming or this is going to be my lucky day!” Not wanting to lose the moment, I embraced her and then made passionate love to her, right there on the kitchen table.
Afterwards she said, “Thanks,” and returned to the stove, pulling her T-shirt back down around her waist.
Happy, but a little puzzled, I asked, “What was that all about?”
She explained, “The egg timer’s broken.” Continue reading