November 17: Flash Fiction Challenge

Another interesting photoprompt from Charli Mills this week.
You can have a look at the original post here
https://wordpress.com/read/feeds/12307624/posts/1227962302

This challenge is set at 99 words, no more, no less.

He said he was going to take her away for the weekend, saying it was a surprise and she’d love it.
She envisioned romantic candlelit dinners in a suite in a fancy hotel, soft music, and perhaps, just perhaps, he was going to propose.
The joke was on her though.
She had candlelight all right, but that was only because the batteries died in the torch.
Dinner had to be caught, gutted and cooked on an open fire.
Her suite was a sleeping bag in a battered tent.
As for the proposal….. she didn’t hang around to find out.

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About pensitivity101

Retired number cruncher with a vivid imagination, loves to cook, favourite food everything especially chocolate and jelly babies. Best friends are Hubby and Dog, Bro, MSM and our Dominoes Friend aka MOH (and his dog). Also a bit of a dog whisperer as I get on better with them than people sometimes! Due to a nightmare of a house sale in 2014, 'Home' was a 41 foot narrow boat until April 2017. We enjoyed swan and duck families for neighbours but times change and we are once again house hunting.
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11 Responses to November 17: Flash Fiction Challenge

  1. Michael says:

    Some weekends, even the best laid plans can end like that can’t they, everything about it is wrong so you go home and lick your wounds..good one Di I feel I’ve had something similar happen to me involving camping…

  2. Haha! Fun story. I’m with the woman on this one ;).

  3. Norah says:

    I wouldn’t have either! 🙂

  4. Charli Mills says:

    Unmet expectations! Great take on the prompt!

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  6. Annecdotist says:

    They clearly weren’t suited! Fab flash.

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