100 words 008

Repeating appointments mark the passing of time during (what we’re contractually obliged to call) The Situation.

Getting the work laptop out. Bin Day. Teams coffee chat. Mandarin class. App training sessions. Veg box delivery. Weekly vendor call. The Applause. Meal planning. Butcher and grocer shop. Afternoon beer in the last meeting of the week. Putting the laptop back in its bag. Friday night treat tea. Saturday lie in. Supermarket run. Is it too early for wine?” Sunday early solo parent. Grandparents videocall. Are we doing the sleep schedule right?”

Around the markers, life carries on. Piglet keeps growing.


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