Tuesday 23 October 2018

Roddy Doyle's Charlie Savage: New threads for a new wife…


Illustration: Ben Hickey
Illustration: Ben Hickey
Charlie Savage

Charlie Savage

I'm after buying a Russian wife. I think I am - I'm not sure. I pressed something on the laptop - I don't know. The Irish wife isn't going to be happy. Why didn't I just go to the shops? Ah, Jesus.

I open the kitchen window and gulp some air. It doesn't help. The dogs are under the window, expecting food or affection.

- It's not a good time, lads, I tell them, and I bring my head back in.

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