Surgery Biscuit



“So, what do want to hear about tonight?” Grandma asked. “I’ve already told you about tunnels and bridges, valleys and ridges, footballs and fridges.”

Having spent all of her seven years hurling through space in the Higgs family pod, Luna was utterly fascinated with tales from when people lived on Earth.

“Ooh, I know!” squealed Luna. “That time you went through the surgery biscuit.”

“You mean the emergency exit?” said Grandma.

“Yes!” said Luna and shifted her ear closer to the speaker.

“Well,” said Grandma, “Back in the 20s, right after the pandemic, there was still something called buildings and…”