Try Patience

St Ayn

St Ayn

Section 35… Vernon’s trying to decide

“What was he going to do about Tarkey? He had no nonsense-filter. What could he do about Nsansa?…

St John

St John

…So far the only clues he’d had seemed contradictory. Saint Ayn recommended self-interest. Saint John recommended washing the feet of others. On top of that Africa was beginning to haunt him.

In the reflection of the window Vernon caught sight of a movement behind him.

“Ah Vernon, do you have a moment?”

Vernon followed Mrs McGuin into the hall under the watchful gaze of the whole class.

Like an Egret disputing fishing quotas

Like an Egret disputing fishing quotas

He waited. Sure enough the Deputy waded in, like an Egret disputing fishing quotas. “Vernon, Vernon, Vernon.” she breathed stepping closer on each word, head on one side marking time. “You’re trying my patience.”

Check out the Nonsense Filter at

http://thenonsensefilter.wordpress.com

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s