Lord knows what he might do after the draw on Wednesday. Roger peered ominously through a thin gap between the curtains.
We must hope the spirits will be kind to us tonight. Some research will be necessary. Dawn explained her appointments were booked out for a week, but Herman was insistent. Homesickness was allayed a little through a mail subscription to the Saturday Sydney Morning Herald, and after fourteen years had passed they discovered a tiny article detailing the demise of the legendary Balmain figure Herman Loco Lockwood, who had died in a local boarding house.
Dawn did her best to avoid the question, but Herman quickly became exasperated and demanded to know whether the man of the house was at home. They arrived home full of relief and hope, renting a modest flat not far from the terrace they had previously occupied.
Spent every penny he had and had to borrow heavily to cover the cost. On my bad leg. And in my line of work, a missing leg is a bit of a drawback. Next morning he came banging on your door. I will do my best. But as hard as he tried, he got nowhere. It got so bad they brought a priest in to see him.
Never met him but I know he was a boxer before he had an accident with his leg, and now he has a limp. Just think what we could have done with half of first prize.
She was on to her second page when Roger entered breathlessly. An out-of-hours early evening session for the coming Friday was arranged. For old Missus Bradley. She held a limp hand to her forehead. Eventually they made their way to Invercargill, at the very bottom of New Zealand, which seemed to them as far from Sydney as they could reasonably go.
Dawn and Roger were at last safe to return to Sydney. His wife died a couple of years ago. Miraculously he came through. As he trudged from door-to-door with the icy winds of the lower South Island chilling his bones, he dreamed of sunny, warm days by Sydney harbour.
A slight, middle-aged woman with wiry grey hair. But he had complications. He wanted to give you half. They invited Doris, their old neighbour, for tea and scones. How much do I owe you?
He let out a huge sigh. A first-timer, which was always harder. He donated all his lottery winnings to a church charity for the homeless, then spent the rest of his life working down at the shelter. He sat down carefully and surveyed the room. Roger entered the reading room sheepishly.
Roger studied her with surprise. Works for Billy Merthyr as a standover down the docks. Dawn had just two days for preparation.The Elyne Mitchell Writing Awards for will be open from November to 23 August This is our 10th year and the entries grow in number each year.
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