'Hotdog' is the second part of Cilla McQueen's 'Serial', which is being published on this blog in small sections every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The first chapter was titled 'Higgs' - the full text of 'Higgs' is available here.
Here is the full text of 'Hotdog'. Next, we begin 'Birdie'.
He put the box in the wash-house, pulled his hoodie up and ran.
No instructions, she thought, I don’t know how to work it.
Images, from the top
c-axis rotation photographs of hyacinth from Snowy River
C. Osborne Hutton, 'Contributions to the Mineralogy of New Zealand—Part V'.
Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New Zealand, Volume 88, 1960-61.
Three people weighing and packing eggs
Reference Number: 1/1-008480-G
Painting for the cover of an unpublished book featuring paintings of the Napier earthquake.
Reference Number: B-155-023
Detail of a kitchen interior, ca 1932
Reference Number: 1/1-015728-F
The Petone Fire Station, with hoses hanging up to dry, after the fire at Bailey, Austin & Arcus timber yards, 1910
Reference Number: APG-0411-1/2-G
Couple with Frigidaire electric appliances in Wellington Botanic Garden, 1972
Reference Number: PA12-3461-1
Unexploded Turkish shells at Gallipoli, 1915
Reference Number: PA1-o-308-21-4
A village priest on his way to attend badly wounded civilians, France, 19 April 1918
Reference Number: 1/2-013148-G
Rear view of a man in doublet and hose
Reference Number: E-312-q-091-4
Photograph of Anisotome latifolia, Campbell Island, ca 1959
Reference Number: PA12-1425-060
Hutt Railway Workshops at Woburn. Interior view with new heating apparatus, 1929
Reference Number: APG-0891-1/2-G
Reference Number: B-131-06-001
Windmill owned by the milling business of Jas Hassell, Oamaru
Reference Number: 1/2-002002-F
Woman working in a munitions factory in Hamilton during World War 2, 1944
Reference Number: 1/4-000857-F
Lawnmower with attachment for trimming lawn edges
Reference Number: 1/1-009068-G
'The spider web' ride at fairground, Wellington
Reference Number: 114/121/06-G
Woman using a vacuum cleaner
Reference Number: 1/1-015757-F
Aix massage douche, Sanatorium, Rotorua, New Zealand
Reference Number: PA1-f-051-26-3
National Panasonic 8 transistor radio
Reference Number: EP/1971/4303/35-F