100wordchallebgeforgrownups #159

‘The usual sir?’

I gave her a blank stare.

‘I’d like to see some gold necklaces please.’

Two trays appeared from the display cabinet.

With deliberation I examined rows of chains with pendants.

‘I’ll have this one please.’ I’d chosen a pendant with two hands clasped.

‘Thank you sir. Would you like me to wrap it?’


On Christmas morning I presented my gift.

‘Merry Christmas my dear,’ I said, pleased with the unique gift.

She lifted the necklace from the box and sighed deeply.

‘Horace, it’s the same necklace three years in a row!’

Bugger…I (really) need to remember…



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6 Responses to 100wordchallebgeforgrownups #159

  1. Lucid Gypsy says:

    Whoops! of course that would never happen to you now would it?

  2. Osyth says:

    Oh you boys … just stay as you are and we girls can scold you and sigh and be amused inside 🙂

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