For your own good

When Aunt Sharon told Marcus to get up and go down to the sitting room because Uncle Phil wanted “a little word” he grunted, turned over and pulled the duvet over his head. It had been a late night (early morning actually) and his stomach hurt. Kababs on top of all that beer did that … Continue reading For your own good

Act your age

Ted and his brother Derek were sipping pints in The Three Fishers. Ted was downcast, he was having trouble with his eighteen-year-old son. “He acts like a little kid. I can’t believe it. He has this catapult. You know like one of those kids in the Beano comic. He smashed a window in Mrs Whittington’s … Continue reading Act your age

Footballer’s Hairbrush Treatment

The new Chief Coach knew what he would do if he could have his way. A so-called top class footballer smoking cigarettes. What was the boy thinking? And, he still was a boy. Chief Coach Herbertsen had only recently been appointed to lead one of the best-known football clubs in the world and he was … Continue reading Footballer’s Hairbrush Treatment