The Road Ahead
“Here” , the old man said, “have a taste”.
“What is it?” I asked.
The old man looked very much like Scatman Crothers in his role as 'Halloran' in Stanley Kubrick’s 'The Shining’. He offered me a broad smile as he handed me a candy bar, shaped like a miniature free-way, made out of chocolate — there were gritty curbs and a line across the middle.
“The Road Ahead” , he said.
“Go on” , he insisted, “have a bite”…