An Accident Not Waiting

      Rose East
An Accident Not Waiting

A funny short story about an artist, Cyra O'Grady, her beautiful new extension, bumbling bureaucrats and disappointing friends, featuring plenty of idiots. Cyra contacts her boyfriend in the hope of some help and support, but he too is unable to help. However, things are not as they seem.Eventually she decides on a novel plan of action.Artist Cyra O'Grady is very pleased with her life, one might almost say smug, until that fateful day when a dumper truck, complete with idiot driving it, demolishes part of her new extension. Cyra's efforts to interest the police, fire service and council come to naught in a fog of incompetence and bureaucracy.Cyra is distraught until she thinks of her friends. Surely they will rally round to help her in this time of crisis. Won't they?

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