Monthly Archives: February 2011

Assault (occasioning Actual Bodily Harm)

25/2/11  I couldn’t sleep.  I got up to pee.  I noticed the time on the kitchen microwave clock was 1:05, after one when the film should have ended and that it was Aliens he was watching which ended later.  I … Continue reading

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News, good and bad

Terry came back at teatime, querying at the door: “Do you want the good news or the bad news?”  “Good news.”  The ‘good’ news was he wasn’t going to take the place in the hostel up town because he’d decided … Continue reading

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Terry’s Last Night

We agreed we weren’t going to row on his last night but he got drunk on sloe gin and noticed a change in my mood in which I wasn’t liking him though it was hard to pin down why not: … Continue reading

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Monday, Monday, just love that day

He came back from his walk on the Downs calm.  He did start drinking.  I’d shown him the spirits rack he so far ignored.  He didn’t drink spirits, he said, then did.  He was going to watch a late night … Continue reading

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Sunday with Terry

I’d given him £6.50 towards his return fare to walking on the N Downs and was settling down to The Observer when he returned.  He was one £ short.  I gave him it.  He decided not to go.  He asked … Continue reading

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Terry compatible with John

Terry came in about five as he’d said he would and was a little skittish, blowing out my match as I went to put on the grill for buffalo sausages.  He remarked the fieriness of my look.  Since he’s intrusive, … Continue reading

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Terry

Terry wanted to know me.  He was using the library to find a job and another place to live since the friends putting him up drank.  As I was leaving one day I saw his arm waving and wasn’t sure … Continue reading

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