Apart from unprompted, unrelated statements
“I don’t like strawberries.”
….. “my wife prefers to drive the Ford.”
Kevin was good to work with.
Plodding and patient
beige overalls pillowed by midlife
face creased with perma smile –
teddy bear always came to mind.
A welder in a past life,
no formal training as a science technician,
“ but there you go ”
The director had a few acres
rumour claimed his water supply was curtesy of Kevin.
It may not have been true
it was that kind of town.
to assist development of new crops beneficial to the region.
Bulbs for export –
can it work?
It’s up to us.
Three days per week, for several weeks, I assist him.
One break time
he brings his tea to where I am sitting.
“ it looks like the bulbs are a goer.”
No summary. Only conclusion
“ have to find something else to do now.”
I pedal home feeling 19 foot tall.