Posted on November 25, 2021 at 7:40 PM
Luckily the next watering hole we stumble upon is Holloway’s finest, the Litten Tree, aka the Happy Slapper. Some six-year-old mistakes my nervous twitch (damn insect) for a propositional wink and glasses my shin. This would be painful enough, but he’s broadcasting the scene to a bloodthirsty multiverse via satellite on his Balamory mobile. I wall him up.
“I’ll kick you so hard in the testes you’ll need an operation!”
-From "Hatful of Holloway", published in the "Down the Angel and Up Holloway" anthology (Pulp Books 2006), and one of the stories in Mark Piggott's fiction/non-fiction collection "Militant Factions" available in paperback or Kindle from Amazon.