PETE’S MARKET STALL

Pete was well known around the local area. No matter where he set up his market stall a crowd would gather. Pete could sell anything to anyone: air conditioning units, bike parts, chopsticks, fake tattoos, parking meters. When his stall illegally blocked a street, the police were called. They left with a packet of fudge, … Continue reading PETE’S MARKET STALL

ILL-GOTTEN GAINS

Her Mum helped her bake the pastries using the rhubarb they had grown in their garden. Each had their own neat tray - rhubarb crumble, rhubarb tarts, rhubarb and toffee cake. She set up the stall at the corner of her street, waiting to capitalise on the Friday, end-of-week rush hour footfall. 'Treat for the … Continue reading ILL-GOTTEN GAINS

SUPPLY AND DEMAND

'Why the empty shelves?' 'I'm reorganising.' 'No more processed food?' 'Only fruit and vegetables.' 'Meat?' 'No.' 'Chocolate?' 'No.' 'Sweets?' 'No. There is no longer the demand for these things.' 'The health drive?' 'Tackling obesity.' 'I see, uh, you wouldn't happen to know where I could get my hands a few treats, do you?' 'I can't … Continue reading SUPPLY AND DEMAND