Defence

Short Takes XVI

 Short Takes Alan Gould   12/3/09 In two expensive minutes Today, in two expensive minutes, Dr Khanna the eye-doctor pooh-pooh’d the OPSM lady’s fear that I had rust accumulating around some scar tissue from my old corneal ulcer. “Mister Gould, you have the best eyes I have seen today,” declared Dr K, and when I confessed to my reckless use of workshop sanders, grinders and the like, he added with a long look, “You are lucky to have the eyes you have.” I was grateful for the assurance, though my ideal of sight would be to possess for my ship-modelling…

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