Fragments Chapter 6 Page 6

Telling jokes and happy out. As we reached the city he let on he was a bit sad to see the snails go but the money helped. The room in the hostel was nice enough. Fairly clean and at least affordable.

I arrived in town at around 3pm and wasn’t due to meet herself until 6pm so I went to a pub and had a pint and a cigarette or two outside. What did I see across the road only a feckin bookies. A new branch just opened with balloons outside of it and big signs saying “Just Opened” and

“Free Bets” and sure I thought what did I have to lose? I had three hundred in fifties in me wallet and me Post Office book with me in case I wanted to stay on for the week in the big city. Least I could do was have a free bet