Tuesday 27 November 2018

South Shore Road by Andrew McCallum Crawford published by Clochoderick Press

South Shore Road

He’s a good laddie. I never see him. I wish I did.

The living room was pitch black. He pulled his legs off the couch and unzipped the sleeping bag. Although he was still dressed, he started to shiver immediately. No heating, he’d had the gas cut off. He was thinking about doing the same with the electricity, but that would have to wait. Scotland was about to shut down for two days. Out with the old and in with the new. But what if someone wanted to see the house? Wouldn’t they need electricity? He had no idea how these things worked.

Awake for less than a minute and already the thoughts were overwhelming.

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South Shore Road has been published by Clochoderick Press in their magazine Laldy!, which can be purchased here.