Just another ordinary day, she thought, as the kettle began to boil for her first cup of tea. Nothing planned or expected, so nothing much to look forward to.
Moving to the office, she switched on the computer to start work and while she waited for the machine to boot, she turned her attention to the world outside the window as she sipped her tea.
No sunshine today.
The skies were grey and a fine, almost invisible rain was slowly drenching everything. Glistening raindrops dripped from the branches of the trees. A gentle breeze making these diamonds quiver before falling.
She became aware of a soft gurgling sound as the rainwater found its way from the gutter and down the drainpipe to the gulley just outside the window.
If only everything could be washed away so easily, she thought, thinking of a few things she could do without…