Jake in red and blue starry pyjamas constructs a makeshift "train station" with a fire engine, the lid of a plastic storage box and some dominoes. "Mummy, do you want to do the people getting on and off?"
Mid-morning ~ even after a night of rain, a large patch of ice remains
on the pavement in the shadow of the bridge at Northcote road, an
archipelago on a concrete sea. I look up. How wonderful to see streaks
of airplane vapour trails against blue sky again.