By Mark Le Claire – A jolly good yarn from the outset, Lyle Heapy arrives at
He settles on the
His new acquaintances include Delia and Rudolfo, who came for a short visit and ten years later have still not moved on. Cheryl and her man Damon, with a violent temper. And Percy, who is existing from one drink to the next, unsure what day it is.
To keep a roof over his head, Lyle takes on various jobs ‘house-sitting’, a situation which suits his lifestyle as it gives him time to tour the local bars and hear all the gossip.
He can also put the thoughts he had about the young lady at
Eventually, life gets weary and he sets off to
Nothing ever seems to go as Lyle plans, expects or hopes, but in the end, it all turns out OK.