Driving instructor number 1 by Wayne Dean-Richards
Driving Instructor #1 - is about the effects of target culture on the lives of a couple, showing how with latter day capitalism, work is something that leaks - damagingly - into all aspects of life
Sarah’s ex was serving time for his involvement with a fourteen year old boy who attended the youth club he ran two evenings a week, something that had made the front page of several of the tabloids.
Julie wasn’t in the salon at the time, but had heard that Sarah came in the day after the news broke and, hysterical, tears streaming down her cheeks and snot trailing from her nostrils, screamed, “Now you all fuckin’ know!”
If she hadn’t been such an outstanding cutter – the best in Lucy’s Salon, it was widely agreed – Lucy would’ve sacked her on the spot.