This story follows, ‘Left Luggage’, ‘Juxtaposition’ and ‘Crossed Wires’.
“Do It Yourself’ was previously published as part of the collection, ‘Liberty Short Collection Vol.2’.
These brief encounter stories centre on a brief unexpected meeting that brings about a significant change in the life of one or both of the men involved.
In ‘Do It Yourself’, Toby meets Brian in the DIY superstore. The friendly offer to help plumb in the washing machine leads to a date. Initially, Toby is smitten by Brian who appears to be everything he is looking for in a man. Something doesn’t ring true however and Toby bails early from the date. His DIY disaster zone that he calls home is just about to save his life …