By Joan Lingard
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Indeed I do. She used to fancy you, didn’t she? ’ She made a face at him. ’ ‘The streets aren’t the same as they used to be. ’ Scrap in the streets: burnt-out cars and buses and armoured vehicles, torn-up paving stones, barbed-wire coiled to form barricades. And along the streets went soldiers on patrol with fingers on the triggers of their guns, men and women eyeing them watchfully, suspiciously, and bands of children playing at fighting and sometimes not just playing. Sadie and Kevin were quiet.
Half way up she turned and looked down at him and laughed. 2 Mrs Jackson flipped the bacon over in the pan and lowered the gas so that it would not frizzle. ’ He had changed out of his overalls and washed off the grime of the shipyards. He sat at the kitchen table with his knife and fork in front of him ready to devour the food as soon as his mother would set down his plate. ‘It’s ready,’ she said. ‘I’m just wondering where that girl’s got to. You’d think I’d nothing else to do but stand here slaving over a hot stove waiting for her convenience.
I know who you are,’ cried Linda triumphantly. ‘Your name’s Kevin and you’re –’ She broke off. ‘Yes, he’s –’ said Sadie. ‘So now you know. ’ Linda’s round little mouth straightened into a taut line. She edged away. ’ Linda walked away swiftly. ‘She can’t get back quick enough to spread the good news in your street, Sadie,’ said Kevin. ’ ‘I always liked the devil in you,’ Kevin grinned. ’ ‘Her bum wiggles just like her ma’s. ’ The bus swished in beside them. He bowed to her. ’ ‘Come on, youse, if you’re coming,’ called the conductor.
Across the Barricades by Joan Lingard