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It’s a tale as old as time, self service checkout falls in love with single mum of four. She shopped daily usually with at least two of her brood in tow. For security reasons there was a camera behind the scanner, when the store closed for the day Checkout Forty Eight would replay the footage of her. Today she scanned a lolly whilst wiping a snotty nose and discussing homework with her eldest.

“C’mon you fucking robot.”

No one else spoke to Checkout Forty Eight like she did. But like the oldest of tales it was not meant to be.

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    Neville Hunt 7 months ago

    Hehe! How romantic!

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    Jeff Taylor 7 months ago

    Poor checkout 48. But hey! Connected to the internet, maybe single mum has some kiddy cams it could use to check in on her? Sorry, is that creepy??

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