By Sue Townsend
Thursday January 3rd
I have the main negative issues of my intercourse lifestyles. all of it boils all the way down to the truth that i've got no intercourse existence. not less than no longer with one other person.
Finally given the heave-ho by way of Pandora, Adrian Mole unearths himself within the unenviable scenario of dwelling with the love-of-his-life as she is going approximately shacking up with different males. Worse, as he slides down the employment ladder, from deskbound civil servant in Oxford to part-time washer-upper in Soho, he unearths that serious reception for his epic novel, Lo! The Flat Hills of My native land, isn't particularly as he may have hoped.
But Adrian is set to find that notable and beautiful issues may possibly blossom even within the desert . . .
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It was the size of a walnut and it was wrapped in thin golden foil. I peeled off the foil. It was a piece of chocolate-covered candy. I broke it open. It was a cherry. Red juice spilled onto the ground. I ate it. I licked my fingers. It was no hazelnut buttercream, but it was close. When I looked up, the little girl was on the step. ” she said. “Yes,” I said. “But my favorites are buttercreams. ” “I planted it in the spring,” she said. “I planted a potato seed. It was supposed to be a potato. But nobody picked it when it was time to dig potatoes.
Uri felt around, found a place. ” I slept. I dreamed I was standing underwater. A waterfall maybe, or a faucet, splashing in my face, my eyes. I struggled to breathe. I woke up. Above me, at the edge of the rubble, stood a boy with schoolbooks strapped over his shoulder, blue sky above him, a boy laughing, urinating in my face. ” Uri shouted, and threw a brick. The boy vanished. 39 We went from that place to another, and another. We slept in many places. All were cold. Sometimes I awoke with snow in my ear.
My eyes popped open, though in the blackness there was nothing to see. ” I blurted. Uri snorted. ” 24 7 Those were the good times. Our icebox, our cellar shelves, were full of food. We ate peaches in brandy and peanut butter and caviar sandwiches. We ate apples and lemon Danish and cheese puffs and hickory-smoked trout. We ate candy all day long. My favorite was buttercream with a hazelnut inside. There was usually only one to a candy box and often not even that, and I was not good at telling them on sight.