She stared, unseeing, through the murky window.
The tea in her mug had grown cold. She wondered if there was any point in making another.
The radio fitzed in the background.
She sighed. There was a pile of dirty things in the sink. So she started on the washing up.
E. E. Rhodes is an archaeologist who lives in Cardiff in the UK, with 5000 books, a tolerant partner and at least a few mice. Follower her on Twitter at @electra_rhodes.