Some things are easier said than done and that’s a fact. And then there are things which can only be said, but they can’t be done. At least, some people can feel that way. Sometimes.

Jerry knew. Jerry was one of those people. He had no job, he had no car and he lived with his girlfriend who was paying the rent and bills and food… until… One day she left.

Jerry had never really worked in his life. Yes, he had occasional jobs – here and there he helped his old friends at building sites – but that was it. He had no permanent job and he never felt the need for it. Until…

Now she was gone and the rent was due next week. The fridge was empty. The phone bill was already lying on the table.

Jerry had three euro in his pocket. He moved the sofa and looked for some lost coins around the apartment. He found it. Another fifty cents.

euro coins fyling over the table - jan vrabec - Sparrow's English Reader - Level 3 English
flying euro coins / blog: L-3: Few Euros Left

‘That’s one pint of beer!’ he told himself and put his jacket on.

He took his keys, slammed the door and he was gone.