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Rust #8

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Bored with Crusher now the old lag’s vanished. So: meet Peter Davies. Here’s Peter, fortyish, married (to Millie), two boys and a girl (though that’s got nothing to do with anything) financially secure, owns the scrapyard. Was a postman years ago but packed it in. Didn’t like dogs. Or being tempted by Mrs Jossiter at number forty. Currently sitting in the cab of his crane, wondering what Millie’s put in his sandwiches and if the ‘65 Grey Cortina he’s lowering into the crusher would have been worth taking to auction one last time. Finally deciding no, probably not. Too rusty.

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    Drew Martyn 2 months ago

    And that's it! You learn something new every day, dont you - I hadn't realised there were so many objectionable words for the police!

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    Neville Hunt 2 months ago

    Nice one. Really sorry to have seen it coming and tried to be a smartarse Drew. Passed my test in a Mk 1 Cortina. Fully synchro on all gears, even first, and the exhaust pipe came out of a hole in the bumper. Nice car to drive and the double-declutching I’d needed on my dad’s car wasn’t necessary. But old habits die hard, and still I passed!

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    Christopher 2 months ago

    If Alfred Hitchcock Presents had been written for British telly instead of American TV this is exactly the kind of story they would've done. Very well done, Drew.

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    Neville Hunt 2 months ago

    Hear, hear! Thoroughly enjoyable. (I was getting to like Crusher though. But like many villains, someone had to go and put the squeeze on him eventually.)

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    Christopher 2 months ago

    He had a more "pressing" engagement.

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    Neville Hunt 2 months ago

    Hehe,😁😁

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    Drew Martyn 2 months ago

    Haha great comments, thanks :)

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