FFfAW Challenge-Week of July 25, 2017

This week’s photo prompt is provided by Louise with The Storyteller’s Abode.


There were times when he hated himself for not making notes and throwing his usual caution to the wind. He’d only just got his boat, and obviously wanted to show it off.
He had asked around about a private beach where he and his Lady for the day could have a quiet picnic uninterrupted.
“You can’t miss it!” they said.
‘It’ll be worth the trip.” they added.
‘The scenery is breathtaking!” they chorused.
Yeah right.
So here he was, stuck on a sandbank because he hadn’t thought about the tides, feeling a prize idiot whilst his Lady was having hysterics down below!

(102 words excluding title)



About pensitivity101

I am a retired number cruncher with a vivid imagination which extends to short stories and poetry. I love to cook and have a terrible sweet tooth. Best friends are Hubby, our dog Maggie, Bro in NZ, MSM and MOH (and his dog). I am 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 made strong friendships both on and off the water, and enjoyed swan and duck families for neighbours. Sadly times change and we were once again house hunting until September. We now reside in a small bungalow a short distance from the beach on the Lincolnshire coast.
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20 Responses to FFfAW Challenge-Week of July 25, 2017

  1. Iain Kelly says:

    Ha ha, excellent take on the prompt. He should’ve just stayed in the harbour!

  2. gravadee says:

    men will be men, too confident to not take notes and rely on memory
    i hope he does get back home though

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  3. Moon says:

    Hahaha. Great story .
    Losing directions on the water must certainly be a lot more challenging .

  4. Hahahaha! Cute story! He’s stuck on the ssandbank while his girl is having a good time. LOL!

  5. Michael says:

    Loved it Di….I could so see this happening..

  6. marja says:

    haha that’s funny What an joyful situation – not

  7. He won’t make that mistake again! Excellent

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  8. Sandi says:

    Hysterics – yup – that’d be me. thanks for getting us stuck!

  9. Joy Pixley says:

    Oh no! Looks like he should have gotten that map after all; lesson learned the hard way!

  10. athling2001 says:

    How embarrassing! Well done.

  11. Ha, ha! Why does this make me think of my husband and losing direction 🙂

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