no takers, so I handed it in to a police station on the way home.
There was £175 in the wallet, plus two credit cards, so I knew they'd be
(And to be completely honest, I have to confess that my action wasn't
and I'd have worried about the fates punishing me for my crime.)
Imagine my surprise when, some weeks later, I received a note from
the police, informing me that the owner had left a reward for me of £50 -
wow! He'd been advised that I wasn't looking for one, but he'd left it any-
felt extremely grateful that his expectations had proved unwarranted.
I felt grateful myself, of course, but even better than the money was
the sense of perhaps having restored someone's faith in the integrity of
next day. No, that wasn't handed in, but at least I got the fiver back in
two months when it wasn't claimed. I was still £15 down 'though.
So is this post just to blow my own trumpet about my honesty? I'd
like to think it springs more from looking for topics to write about and,
you'll eventually start writing about what you had for breakfast.
That reminds me of a great roll and sausage I had the other day,