‘Ladies Walk’

( the victorian promenade ) With our lines in the river we’d sit there forever waiting for a bite and the tide would come in it was then that we’d strip and go for a swim, hot summer days when on the banks of the river we’d laze, reading the Beano or sometimes the Dandy,…

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The baptism

John, you should have kept your head. Salome came to show me through the seventh veil of mystery but I should have stayed at home and read the Beano and now she’ll know who I am…

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