Vignettes — #5

© Daan Spijer

Josh is sitting with two friends in the library at their high school. “This old guy’s amazing,” Josh tells them. “He drove tanks in the war and stuff.”

“In Afghanistan?”

“No. The World War. You know, in Europe, ages ago. Before my parents were born.”

“I thought all those guys were dead now. He must be ancient,” Chris says.



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Daan Spijer

Daan Spijer


Lawyer, mediator, award-winning writer and photographer, living with his wife Sally in Mt Eliza, (south of Melbourne) Australia