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The Bucks Stop Here by Jim Parton

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Chapter 12

Back at home the expected fat redundancy cheque had not appeared through the letter box. There was only a somewhat hostile letter demanding the return of the battered Vauxhall Astra a.s.a.p. and a statement to the effect that there would be no redundancy dosh for me until such time as it were given back. It could wait a day or so. I decided to waste a day at home rehabituating myself to my surroundings and psyching myself up to start the job hunt.

Rika was at home too, organising a film shoot on the telephone. She was not capable of having a short conversation on a telephone, which meant that my job hunting would have to be done in snatches, or from a public call box, or, perish the thought, by letter. In the City you do not get ...

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