The Way Things Had Been

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It was sad how the years made a ­person an encumbrance - when everything else increased in value. Only a person ceased to have any value. Only a person changed in value to become a wet blanket.

Other / Humor
Sandie Barker
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Author's Note

John James Castle

11 May 1928 - 7 April 2017

Writing was always John’s passion and he had dreams of becoming a journalist, but to please his parents he became an accountant, a job he found easy - and boring. He was an avid reader, of anything and everything, loved poetry and the classics. He wrote many radio plays which were broadcast in his home country of South Africa, stories and articles for magazines, and a full length novel which was published after his death.

These are just a few of his stories that I have on file.

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