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A Proper Holiday

A 2000 word short story

Photo by Jorge Fernández Salas on Unsplash

“I’d like to have a proper holiday, just once,” I told staff nurse Linda Baines.

“Well you deserve it, Julia. You’re the hardest working porter this hospital has. But I thought you were all going to Lanzarote next week?”

“We are. Self catering. By the time I’ve packed for all five of us, organised tickets, passports, cooked and cleaned for the…

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Patsy Collins

Patsy Collins

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

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