The other day the radio was on.
I wasn’t listening and it was just a background noise. However my subconscious picked up a word that rang alarm bells in my head. It couldn’t have been the C word? Surely I must be mistaken?
Yesterday Herself was flicking through the television channels and she selected what was obviously a film. Once again I ignored it as I was enjoying the peace and quiet in my spot. The sun was shining. It was warm outside and in fact I have been leaving the doors to the garden open all day for the last couple of days. It was almost summery.
Alarm bells started ringing again only this time it was a cacophony of alarm bells. My subconscious had picked up on horrible jingly “music” [for want of a better word] and mentions of holidays and happiness. Once again the C word was mentioned several times. What the fuck?
I went in to see what was on. Herself had killed the sound at this point as she said the film was rubbish. I had a look at the channel – “Christmas24”. We’re not even half way through October and they are putting this shite on 24 hours a day? Why? Who the fuck wants this crap on streaming all day and night?
I am a summer person. I like the brightness and the [relative] warmth. I like the doors being open and the sound of birdsong. I see little merit in dark evenings and cold wet weather. I have a small dread of the clocks going back this month. I do not like winter.
And here they are; foisting reminders of the depth of winter at the very time I’m trying not to think of it?