He began dreading her appearance. Having travelled for an hour she’d step off the bus and instantly light a rolled up cigarette. Always 8:45. The cigarette was never finished before she reached the shop, so would stand outside, hacking and coughing until it was. The smell would waft in, turning his stomach, and he'd feel [...]
The Locksmith had watched Emily leave the room, waited for Lord Harry (the little terrier dog) to return, before closing his eyes again. It took just a few moments for him to gain his composure. Human behaviour often amazed, shocked, saddened and sometimes even amused The Locksmith. It wasn’t so much unexpected - to hear [...]
You couldn't make it up.