Monthly Archives: May 2014

122. Cockthumper

I hear a whistle. Grit my teeth, close my eyes, count to ten. Another whistle. I look to where Bilbo works. No Bilbo. Reels of paper all in a row, but no Bilbo. I walk on. Another whistle. I look … Continue reading

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121. Whole Lotta Rosie

My phone is ringing on Friday in 1995. It’s my mate, Genuflect. He says “Here, Luci, fancy nipping up to Newcastle tonight?” I say “Sounds good. Got anywhere to stay?” He says “Not yet. Fancy trying your hand?” So I … Continue reading

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120. White Rabbit

Rabbit had always been wild, a random kind of lad. He was spur of the moment, impulsive, a didn’t-think-just-did sort of kid. He was twitchy and funny and unhappy, growing his hair or shaving his head, getting tattooed and getting … Continue reading

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