Fragments Chapter 6 Page 5

’ll do better on the next one. Never walked out of there happy yet. Problem is that I’ve won sometimes and sure that’s the worst of it really.

Jackie doesn’t leave until eleven. I’ve me washing on the line and sure now the rain has come in and it’s lashing down. I think I’ll just leave it out. Sure it will dry eventually. There’s a fair old wind blowing now. Maybe the wind will beat the rain. Hard to know. I’ve an hour or two before Jackie leaves. Best polish me shoes and have a shave. Want to look spruce for me date. We’ve agreed on a restaurant for some Chinese food. Should be nice. There’s none of that down this way but I’ve had ribs before.

The lift up was grand. Jackie was in good form. Chattin more than I’ve seen in a while.