Mechanic Reluctance

‘It’s not supposed to make that sound is it,’ I frowned over my mug of tea.          ‘It definitely is not,’ my son frowned next to me, over his mug of hot chocolate.          We both took a long, frowning sip.          ‘Well,’ my husband grunted, hopping out of his ute and slamming the door,… Continue reading Mechanic Reluctance

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Mechanic Base Failure

Bang!  Bang!  Bang! The banging hadn’t stopped for ten minutes, another strike coming every three seconds exactly. Charlie knew they were only teasing – there was no way out of Fred Bentleigh’s office except that door, and the Little Men could have kicked it down with ease. After all, they’d brought down the entire wall… Continue reading Mechanic Base Failure

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That Transmission Noise

‘Okay, that’s it,’ I said through gritted teeth, my hand sore from clutching my seat belt for so long. ‘What the hell was that?’          ‘What was what?’ my boyfriend asked innocently, eyes never leaving the rain-covered road.          ‘That sound your car just made,’ I glared at him. ‘It’s been doing it since we… Continue reading That Transmission Noise

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