Writing Lives is a series of short stories by writers new to Radio 4 and based on personal experience.
In 'Treats' by Natalie Smith, a 21 year old woman is leaving home in Manchester for a new job in Southampton in the early Eighties. As the bus moves out of the city, she opens a letter that makes her re-evaluate her past.
Natalie Smith is a South-West based playwright and short story writer. This is her first commission for BBC Radio 4.
Read by Christine Bottomley
Producer: Paul Dodgson
A Pier production for BBC Radio 4.