On Borrowed Time – The Novel – Scenes
Tailor and Findor with the help of a few friends outwit her wicked daughter
The journey begins
I patted Findor and loaded my pack onto his back. He twitched his ears and set his nose in the direction of our travel as I set myself astride his furry back.
Millicent and Nigel search the house
“She's obviously gone completely gaga – look at the books on the stairs” they said as they made them into one pile at the bottom. “And what's this guttering doing too – she'll trip over it and break her neck.”
In the depths of despair
“Oh bugger,” I thought as I lifted up my arms and handed over the bag of chocolates.
A clean break
We were woken next morning by clouds of steam coming out of the back of the shop next door. I realised that it was the tumble driers going in a launderette. I sniffed my clothes which stank and wondered if there might be a chance I could get them washed. But how to go about it?
“C'mon, I'll see you home, can't leave you to get home alone with all these strange men around can we?”