Maybe I’ll write about this
– or maybe not
(It would be a very difficult task)
We have been living here in this house now for a while.
(The house on the hill near the river – you can see the bridge from here – and even the cooling towers in the distance)
We bought it not long after we arrived in this country.
The previous owner had died soon before – and the family wanted to sell it as quickly as possible.
The house contains the history of someone who apparently lived here alone for the most part of his life –
A story in things and traces
A quiet legacy.
My wife wanted to clean everything as quickly as possible.
She had already given away a number of things.
But I asked her to wait.
I’ve discovered something