All posts by Rol Hirst

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If You Tolerate This, Your Children Will Be Next

“Square.” “No – it’s a star. Next.” “Cross.” “Sorry – circle. Next.” “Wavy lines?” “No – it’s Debbie Gibson in a concrete mixer. Although it is a little wavy, I suppose. In a bad 80’s perm smothered in cement and gravel kinda way…” “It’s no

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And I need you more than want you

“Hi, is Raquel there?” “I’d like to speak to Raquel.” “Could you put me through to Raquel, please?” “Yeah, I can hold while she finishes up on that call.” “Well, will she be back in tomorrow?” You were the only person I could ever talk

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Stop The Rock

After a while, George realised he was going to have to start charging people to touch the rock. At first it wasn’t a problem; it had just been local people. Friends and neighbours. Relatives. Weird Andy from the Hop & Grape. They came, they saw,

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I Can Read You Like A Book

If a colleague left their pay cheque lying on their desk, and you were bored, and there was nobody else around: would you take a look? Just to check, just to see how much they’re on, just to make sure you’re being paid an equivalent,

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Might as well jump

Gavin L: Why did he do it? That’s what everybody keeps asking. I mean, yeah, we all hate working here, but if you hate it that bad, dude – get another job. Shit, go on the dole. Don’t jump off the fucking roof! Kevin P: