After moving into my new house, I organised to get a new boiler under a grant scheme. This was fairly complicated, and involved a surveyor coming to my house to ask lots of questions. I arrange a time for the surveyor to call, and I make sure that I'm available.
waiting for him to arrive, I'm bouncing on my trampoline, which is highly
visible, as it's in my front garden. I'd intended for it to go in the
back garden, but it's very big and there wasn't enough room, and the front
garden is the flattest area, which is very important for trampolining, as
ideally, trampolines shouldn't have an uphill and downhill dimension. So,
there it had to be.
quite high and putting in mostly seat drops, front drops and back drops and
possibly the odd bounce roll. I'm not the world's best trampolinist, but
it's a lot of fun and very relaxing, and it's lovely to be out in the fresh
A man in a
business suit parks his car and walks up the steps in my garden. He says:
are you training?"
say: "No, I'm playing!"
"gosh, adults sure do have a way of taking the fun out of everything"
and I laugh to myself thinking - my goodness, I'm certainly not training for
the Garden Trampoline Olympics!