You find a pristine bit of wall. Excellent! You select an eye-catching turquoise can of spray paint and set to work. The lines of the bricks help to keep the letters straight, but all the same you're distracted a few times, looking round at the sound of footsteps on the path over at the edge of the park. You finish with a bit of a flourish - that final 'D' is heading upwards away from the line. You stand back and admire your work. Oh ****! Insert 'the'.
Today I'm Skywatching over at Slow Growing in Scotland.