… but his Father explained that with the boys' Mother just losing her job, and their £80,000 mortgage, there was no way that such a gift could be afforded.
The next day, the man saw his son packing his suitcase, and said,
‘C'mon, Son, it's not that bad, we'll buy you the bike as soon as we get sorted.'
‘You must be joking,' says the boy, ‘I walked past your room last night and heard you tell Mum you were pulling out.
She said you had to wait ‘cos she was coming as well.
If you two think I'm staying here alone with a $80,000 mortgage and no transportation, you can think again!'