Writers Abroad Magazine 6 May 2017 - Page 6

WRITERS ABROAD MAGAZINE: THE THIRD SPACE ‘Hope the lucky lady can tame the tiger.’ ‘Whatever do you mean?’ But Mia knew what was coming. ‘Armed robbery. Assault. Two years in the nick.’ The woman pretended to smooth out her skirt. ‘I came in to buy some pearl buttons for the blouse I’m wearing to his wedding but perhaps I’ll go elsewhere. Thank you and good morning.’ Clutching her purse, Mia turned to go. ‘No need, love; seems people can change. Your Charlie and his girl were in here just now, he bought pearl buttons for you. Most particular he was.’ 5 | MAY 2017