The Evolution of Carl

At 9.30am in Hackney today, I saw a man in his late 50s wearing just a pair of shorts, holding a large pack of chips in one hand and a half full 2 litre bottle of cider in the other. He was singing ‘It’s Not Unusual’ by Tom Jones, at a lamppost.


Keep your head down. He’s harmless. But it’s early. Just get to work and cross your fingers he gets to where ever he’s going, safely.


Nice life choices, loser! It’s pretty cool knowing I’ll never end up like that.


Wow! He’s unlike any big person I’ve ever seen! I wish he was my dad. I can’t wait to grow up and have all the fun I want!

© Carl Burkitt 2014

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