There were too many decisions to make, so he went to the pub. Thirty quid should be enough for today. The more he took out the more he would drink, he would try and keep a clear head.It was a scruffy sort of boozer; not yet turned gastro, just the kind he liked. Taking a pint and whisky chaser to a private corner Dan took out a pen and started to write. It was a list, a list he hoped would...
Las Vegas Baby!
Finally, the beginning of the longest weekend in history. Andrew had been saving for what felt like an age. He had done it thought, finally reached the zenith. Just short of three and a half grand. Fuck me. He had never seen that much money in his account ever and soon it would be invested in glorious memories. He had enough now. Enough to head over to las vegas with the lads and to have a proper...
Working on working
Transport cost so much these days, the average price for a bus trip was £2.20. “That’s almost half an hours work,” thought Moses. It never seemed to be enough either, only three weeks ago, the “getting around” had been 10% cheaper. At this rate it would be impossible to even get out to look for a job. Moses worked, he worked as a child, he worked as a teen and now as a man he was...
Happy Mothers day!
A Small bunch of flowers and a box of maltesers mean the world when you give away a quarter of your wealth.
The final frontier
The woman sitting opposite Martin on the train wore a beige rain mac. It wasn’t obvious but she was also crying, she seemed to be trying to hide the tears from the almost empty carriage. Never one to leave people in emotional turmoil Martin engaged her with a gentle nudge, “Are you okay?”. She looked sheepishly around and began the diatribe. “I have worked all over the world, Africa, ivory coast...
Big man, small body
Keith always knew it was better to be the richest man on the poorest street, than the poorest on the richest. Small in stature Keith knew he could rely on his bank balance to get him through the day. He wasn’t the greatest at his job, actually, he had risen only due to other peoples failure and misery. Keith’s balance, however was a secret. He couldn’t tell anyone about it, not...