… a day in the life …

Noah’s Flood

I’ve no idea if it rains more here now than it used to do in the past. But when it rains, it really rains! As I said before, our apartment is on the ground floor, but below us we have our garage, and a laundry and some storage space – and so from the road outside there is a drive which goes down to our garage and another couple of garages…

Post Lina

Lina finished, I suppose it was, after we moved house – for the second time in a couple of years! Before then we had been living before in Switzerland, in the end for about seven or eight years, and although we had been very happy there, and had made lots of wonderful friends, it was not to be. Switzerland is a beautiful place in many ways, but it is not part of Europe, and so it can be complicated at times…

The Mad Lawyer

On the evening, we arranged to meet up and from there go on together to a Mexican restaurant in downtown Lugano. When I got to the prearranged rendezvous she was not alone, but with a friend. A female friend. The mad lawyer.

I was in fact quite glad we weren’t alone. I had no wish for anything to possibly be construed as a romantic encounter!

Lessons

I would pop along to her studio once a week, and we would have lessons. My English lessons are I suppose pretty normal, I try not to be too boring and try to be entertaining, as much as possible, but inevitably it is necessary to have your student understand certain little concepts, and sometimes things need to be remembered somewhere in the old grey matter somewhere along the line…