March 9: Flash Fiction Challenge: Honeymoon

Thanks Charli, a trip down memory lane for me!

March 9, 2017 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a honeymoon story. It can be between a couple before, during or after the honeymoon. Or it can refer to a honeymoon period. Go where the prompt leads.

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The ceremony was an extremely private and personal affair with just nine people including the bride and groom. They held their wedding ‘breakfast’ in a pub function room, complete with homemade wedding cake.
It was the Honeymoon Suite that started their marriage on a riotous note, bunk beds in an inside cabin on the overnight ferry to Holland.
They could not do anything in the nuptials line for laughing at either hitting heads, elbows or backsides, and the novelty of a flush suction loo was just too much for the bride who had never been abroad, or aboard, before.

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I am a retired number cruncher with a vivid imagination and wacky sense of humour which extends to short stories and poetry. I love to cook and am a bit of a dog whisperer as I get on better with them than people sometimes! In November 2020, we lost our beloved Maggie who adopted us as a 7 week old pup in March 2005. We decided to have a photo put on canvas as we had for her predecessor Barney. We now have three pictures of our fur babies on the wall as we found a snapshot of Kizzy, my GSD when Hubby and I first met so had hers done too. On February 24th 2022 we were blessed to find Maya, a 13 week old GSD pup who has made her own place in our hearts. You can follow our training methods, photos and her growth in my blog posts. From 2014 to 2017 'Home' was a 41 foot narrow boat where we made strong friendships both on and off the water. We were close to nature enjoying swan and duck families for neighbours, and it was a fascinating chapter in our lives. We now reside in a small bungalow on the Lincolnshire coast where we have forged new friendships and interests.
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13 Responses to March 9: Flash Fiction Challenge: Honeymoon

  1. Flash fiction rooted in a lot of reality!

  2. The Hook says:

    Thank you for the hilarious and well-crafted piece.
    Well done!

  3. Michael says:

    Most entertaining Di….those suction loos can be fun can’t they as well as initially terrifying..

  4. I’m glad they were to laugh about it and not spoil the whole day. That’s how we should look at situations like this. Thank goodness they weren’t seasick.

  5. Norah says:

    I hope you got to enjoy many other days together! What a hilarious beginning!

  6. Charli Mills says:

    That’s a splendid honeymoon story to pass down. It’s not the fancy locations or the limos, it’s the laughter and love in a shared new experience. That’s fully expressed in your flash. Thanks for sharing!

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