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The Diary of a Short-armed Man. (Day 6) by CpSingleton © 2016

January 6th
Evening, Mol,
I was a unable to nod off last night, what with the wind shaking the aerial on the roof and an annoying twitch in my legs, so I dug out those old biscuit tins you filled with photos.

My, it was wonderful sifting through them. It was also quite heartbreaking. 

I’d forgotten how stunning you looked on our big day. There’s one of us outside St Catherine’s church by the side of that Ford Anglia I used to drive while courting you.

There were other photos that I didn’t even know we had! Pictures of family do’s with people I don’t recognise. You’ve got a few of a chubby, albino child. No idea who that could be. 

You really were a busy, little camera lady, weren’t you?

You even took the time to label each tin.

I found Kevin and June’s graduation photos in another. There’s one particular photo with you in the middle of both of them on Kevin’s day, in Leeds. You looked so proud.

I told June, when she rang this morning. She asked me to keep them out for when she comes round next.

She said she might pop over on Friday so I used those clippers on my beard. There was enough hair to fill a pillow case, love! I was going to do my hair, but I’m finding it difficult to reach my crown with a comb, so won’t bother. 

Why aren’t you here? You used to make my hair look perfect. 

I would give a leg for another five minutes with you.
Must go now.

Love always, 

Bill X 


About Chris42

I am a liar! A maker-uper of stories! If this was the 16 (c) I'd be burned as a witch. Fank goodness it is not, eh?! I have four children: two wonderful girls, a fantastic lad and Leeds United. I have no strict genre. I write children's poetry and stories, to edgy, stronger themes. Up until now I have stored them for my own and my family's viewing. Last year i thought bugger it and starred in several short films. One, Playground, which is on the BBC Film Network, used the monologue that I wrote for the audition. You should've seen the face of the receptionist, of the Manchester hotel, where the audition was being held, as I turned up dressed as the psychopath, Gordon. It got the desired effect! I then moved up to Cumbria and wrote and appeared in several live performances on stage. 2012. A local artist, Kayleigh Richardson, commissioned me to write a poem for her to paint a representation. I sent her, The Rise of the Robot Monkey Army. Kayleigh painted a fantastic piece that blew my mind! From that we are collaborating on the Jacob Bear series of stories. Oh and Two's Company is to published, along with seventeen other Sci Fi short stories as part of a collection. Not a bad start to the, so called, last year of the Earth. Now is the time to show the rest of you. I take my themes wherever i see them, whether in reality or dream-world. I hope you enjoy. If not tell me why. If so tell me why. Many thanks and be safe. So far I have published: Jacob Bear's first Christmas,https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B007GK872A (UK) http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007GK872A (USA) Jacob Bear Goes to School https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B007JD3OKY (UK) http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007JD3OKY (USA Jacob's First Words https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B007VZWPSC (UK) & http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007VZWPSC (USA) Space Here https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B007H96M90 (UK) &http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007H96M90#reader_B007H96M90 The Rise of the Sponge Cake Moon https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B007WWZ16M (UK) & http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007WWZ16M (USA) © Madstoffa, 2012. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited.


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