ILLUMINATION
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ILLUMINATION

Milk Bottles on the Doorstep

A 2,000-word short story

Photo by Jason Murphy on Unsplash

Fred missed his Army days. Some of the lads used to grumble the Army was little better than prison, but Fred hadn’t agreed. Back then he always had plenty to eat and something useful to do. He could still remember his sergeant saying, ‘Look lively lad, there’s work to be done before you get to your dinner.’ Fred had done the work, whatever was asked of him. Then he’d eaten…

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Patsy Collins

Patsy Collins

Author, gardener, photographer, cake eater and campervanner from the south coast of England.