LB was in his favourite place this morning. Sitting at the kitchen table, watching lorries rolling on and off cross channel ferries on youtube. A cacophony of relentless grinding metal, reverse beeping lights, blaring horns and revving engines.
“Christ LB. That’s just noise,” said Richy, making a cup of tea.
“IT’S NOT JUST NOISE RICHY!!!,” shouted LB, angrily. “It is NOT.JUST.NOISE.”
Richy left the kitchen, leaving LB mournfully talking to himself, and shaking his head.
“It is not just noise. It is not just noise. It is not just noise.”
“Mum, it is not just noise, Mum,” he said, looking at me sadly.
“Well it is really,” I said, as another lorry started to slowly reverse.
“Well what it is then?”
“It’s a way of life, Mum.”
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