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How he had managed to keep it a secret, he didn’t know, but now Geoff was thrilled and finally could show off his labours to his long suffering wife.
Leading her blindfold into the clearing, he whipped off the scarf and shouted
She was stunned.
It was beautiful, a work of art and as he excitedly led her inside, luxurious.
‘Now we can have holidays whenever and wherever we like!’ he said excitedly.
Norma smiled sadly.
‘Darling, it’s lovely and you’ve worked so hard, but you’ve forgotten one important thing.’
‘No, I don’t think so! It’s got a spacious lounge, fully fitted kitchen, bedroom and bathroom. All mod cons! I remembered everything you said you liked.’
‘I can see that. But do you remember the yacht you built in the back yard?’
‘That was an oversight. How was I to know they were going to sell off the land behind us and build that new estate blocking off my planned exit. It was one of the reasons we moved!’
‘Yes love, but this is different. You don’t know how to fly.’
‘I can take lessons. Look. I’ve just got to sign up here.’
‘There is also the matter of trying to take off……………………’