BOB’S LAST DAY AT WORK

'Welcome to the EMIRATES Spinnaker Tower, as I legally have to call it.' 'It was going to be opened in 2000 and be named the Millennium Tower, but due to political ineptitude, it didn't open until 2005, so was renamed 'Spinnaker', a type of sail.' 'The tower sits on Gunwharf Quay. In the 18th-century it … Continue reading BOB’S LAST DAY AT WORK

U IS FOR UPPSALA, SWEDEN

A STORY OF UNDERUTILISATION IN UPPSALA, SWEDEN Sand could have taken a flight to Uppsala from Oslo and been there in under an hour, but these days he was in no rush. It had been a year since he had been put into semi-retirement. After the serial killer Dag Moen had disappeared into the Norwegian … Continue reading U IS FOR UPPSALA, SWEDEN

SNOW DAY FOR A CONTRACT KILLER

The official advice was not to travel unless absolutely necessary. Ordinarily he wasn't one to listen to official advice, he wouldn't have much of a career if he followed the rules. But heading out to work today, when no one else had left their houses, when there were no other cars on the road, when … Continue reading SNOW DAY FOR A CONTRACT KILLER