WHERE DOES THE TIME GO?
It doesn’t seem that long ago. The place hasn’t changed, but you have. We used to come here as a family and you ran around the cobbled street and dashed in and out of the old shops and took a trip on the old trams and we had lunch in the cafe and watched the…
We were still heading away from the private beach, the staff on the sand were dots in the distance. ‘Shouldn’t we turn back now, Dad?’ He only smiled and carried on rowing, ‘Just a little further.’ Should I be panicking? This wasn’t some mad attempt at reaching another country, was it? ‘I’ve had enough, Dad.…
595, that’s what Jane had told me right enough. It didn’t figure, her being how I remembered her from school an’ all, and the house I was looking at now. Back then she had lived in this real palatial house, her father was some hot-shot lawyer type. How had she ended up in this dump?…