“Its a job Peter, I know it is not the job you hoped for, but it’s a job. Times are hard and with another bairn on the way your mam will not be able to take in washing. I promise when times get less hard you can try something better.”
“Son you will have the evenings free, you can still go to the Mechanics Institute to study”.
“But dad working as a Night Soil remover, the girls will shun me”.
“Its not for ever son. And Mr Horricks says that we can have a horse to pull the cart”.