Going, soft

Simon Goss
6 min readMay 13, 2024
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They came from upper and lower. Overcoated moths, attracted by the single bare bulb in the window of the corrugated zinc shed that served as the village betting shop. It stood as a little beacon of vice in the otherwise grey, straight-laced, Church-and-Chapel-led community. It was one of the few places men could gather for a chat and a smoke without having to buy a drink.

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