contains the following stories:
TROUBLE WITH OLD
3 short stories and 1 novelette. Includes
A miserable old man finds a seagull chick in his front garden one
day. He can’t help but think of what this chick will become, a
vicious predator that would soon join the ranks of the airborne
monsters that terrorise his part of the city. Dark thought swirl
through his mind, culminating in an atrocious act that brings on a
nightmare from which he will never recover.
Frail old Mr Carter accepts an invitation to give a short talk to a
class of schoolchildren as part of a community project.
Ben Goodman thinks that if everybody else was just like him the
world would be a better place. When strange figures begin appearing
in his life, the theory is put to the test.
For fifty years, Wilf Butterby has been at the
mercy of a monster hanging from his arse. Desperate and lonely,
Wilf decides one day that enough is enough. But the pile isn’t
going down without a fight.