A Turn for the Better – Linda Casper – 1150 words (Feel Good)
To be told you have been made redundant is devastating and that’s how we find Ben, who realises that he will have to face up to unwelcome changes in his life.
A Turn for the Better
‘Not at work today?’ came the call from the front garden next door.
‘Taken some time off,’ I replied with a forced smile on my face as I scurried past.
‘I’m glad I’ve caught you,’ continued the woman in the woolly hat and matching fleece jacket, straightening up from her weeding and removing one of her gardening gloves.
‘Actually I’m in rather a hurry,’ I told her pretending to consult my watch while walking away.
‘Won’t keep you then. I’ll call by later, should I? It’s Flat 2 isn’t it?’ she persevered.
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