A 650 word story from Crooked Cat author Tim Taylor
Here’s a little tale I wrote at Holmfirth Writers a week or two ago. A billionaire give a statement to rebut criticisms regarding his island home ….
Ladies and Gentlemen,
I cannot emphasise enough to you that, while I am very sad about some of the things that have happened here on Paradise Island, everything I have done has been motivated by a deep and sincere love of this island, its unique flora and fauna, and above all its wonderful people.
Please don’t forget that it was my love of this place, and my desire to benefit its people and wildlife, that led me to build a home here in the first place. Remember too that before my arrival there were some serious problems here that I was determined to address. The fact is that, though life for the inhabitants had been colourful and distinctive, in a way that is always…
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