Looking for Yesterday

"Looking for Yesterday." Bobby Wray returns to the North East after an absence of fifteen years. After the sudden death of his father. he has been estranged from his mother since he discovered her affair. He stays with his sister Maggie and she tries to get him to build bridges with his mother when the truth is revealed about his father.


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I can’t live without you here with me.


 The nights I’ve waited for your touch

Never knew that love could hurt so much

Just to feel your body close to mine

Is all I dream about all of the time?

Your kiss is something I can’t replace

Or the beauty when I look upon your face









It was after twelve o’clock by the time both Martine and Bobby put the song onto a floppy disc.’

“I will make some copies of this tomorrow Bobby then send them off for you.’

“Thank you Martine.’” I think you should take me to bed now because if you don’t I’m going to fall asleep.’

“Martine giggled then turned out the lights and took Bobby by the hand to her bedroom.



Looks like Bobby’s staying out again said Maggie as she got into bed with Steve.

Well he’s a single man and if I were him I would be doing the same.’

“Don’t talk daft you haven’t got a body like my brother; the women wouldn’t look at you twice.’

“Well you did Maggie.’

“Yes, but I’m short sighted’

“Cheeky bugger I will show you Mrs Aplin come here.’

“My god there’s life in the old dog yet.’


After they had made love Steve lit up a cigarette.

Maggie sat up and looked at Steve they said “I have something to tell you.’

“What you’re not pregnant are you?’

“No; I told you I don’t want kids.’

“Well what is it?’

“Bobby and I went to sort my dad’s bank accounts and his insurance to cover the cost of the funeral.

“So how much is it going to cost me?’

“Maggie laughed; you’re so wrong Steve.’

“Well your father never had nowt so I doubt it he left you owt.’

“He left me enough to live comfortably for the rest of my life.’

“Are you daft woman; your father was broke.’

“I thought that too until today.’

“Go on then tell me how much did he leave you?’

“He left me one million three hundred and fifty thousand pounds.’

“Hahahaha, laughed Steve; have you been at the sherry again.’

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