...to drive the devils away. And it worked!
This morning: flapjack, lingonberry jam and Danish blend coffee. Possibly my favourite time of day. The second and thirds sips confirming and strengthening the first, the bite of acid-sweet fruit against soft butter on firm but warm and yielding plaatkoekie.
Another sip. Regretting the inevitable end. Knowing you can do it again tomorrow.
Something about the shadow of the cup, so familiar. That time of year, day, that throws up unremembered memories, a clarity of longing...