Monlogue - Old Woman Investigates Closure of Convenience Store

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Jake Magurie        English        DW


Well, what a day. A morning wasted just to find out 'Harry’s' convenience store down the road is no longer 'convenient'. Been going to that shop for years. I thought it was running like clockwork with all the kids in there, spending money on who knows what. Knew the owners too. Harry and Rose, lovely couple. They would come over , have tea and biscuits and off my paper, every Sunday morning without fail. Which is why it was rather peculiar when they decided not to pop over that particular morning.

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So I had made my mind up. I was going to hop on the 19 and ride down to Harry's myself. The bus was crowded as always  with the morning rush. I had to wait ten minutes before someone offered me their seat. Kids these days, no manners. I blame the parents. No discipline. They let their children do whatever they want without any consequence, then they wonder why they are misbehaving at school or drinking in the street. Not in my day. If  you misbehaved when I was a kid you were punished. I could tell none of ...

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