The helpful Neighbour 3

Previously in The Helpful Neighbour Episode one Episode two I convinced myself that I was right. Young men today were undisciplined. They hadn’t been set boundaries. They didn’t know right from wrong. They needed to be reined in. And, when necessary they needed a damn good spanking to set them straight. So it was with … Continue reading The helpful Neighbour 3

The helpful neighbour, part 2

  The helpful neighbour, part one is here   I gripped hold of the clothes brush and stormed up the stairs towards Oliver’s room. I had called him for breakfast twenty minutes ago, but the lazy brat was still in bed. I’d warned him about this before. I burst through the door. I had surprise … Continue reading The helpful neighbour, part 2

The helpful neighbour, part 1

My neighbour Peggy was distraught. Tears flowed steadily down her cheeks. Her hands trembled as she tried to raise the teacup to her lips. She was at her wits end. What could she do? I knew some of the story already. Along with most people in the street probably I had been kept up until … Continue reading The helpful neighbour, part 1

COMING SOON: The Helpful Neighbour

Peggy is a single parent and at her wit’s end. It’s her eighteen-year-old son Oliver. He is off the rails. He had stopped attending college ages ago and was sure to fail all his exams. Then what? A life of unemployment – or at best dead-end jobs. He was hardly ever at home. Where was … Continue reading COMING SOON: The Helpful Neighbour