Friday Fictioneers 25th September

Thanks again to Rochelle for hosting the Friday Fictioneers challenge.
You can join in the fun here
This week’s photoprompt is supplied by Dale Rogerson.
Paul stopped dead in his tracks as Melissa tried to coax him inside.
‘I can’t.’ he said.
‘Why not? Mum and Dad are upstairs and aren’t likely to disturb us.’
‘No.’
Melissa looked at him quizzically.
‘I don’t think your Dad likes me.’
‘Whatever makes you say that?’
‘Have you seen what’s hanging over there? Garlic. I can’t abide garlic!’
‘Don’t be ridiculous. It’s not as if you’re a vampire or anything! Now come on!’
‘Mel? ‘
She turned to face him.
‘I think you and I ought to have a little chat……………’

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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! We have an elderly dog called Maggie who adopted us as a 7 week old pup in March 2005. 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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36 Responses to Friday Fictioneers 25th September

  1. Some secrets are better kept to yourself… Fun story.

  2. Dee | Grammy's Grid says:

    Uh oh, he’s a vampire!!

  3. neilmacdon says:

    If she’s the vampire I can see why her father mightn’t like her dating lunch

  4. Sadje says:

    Hmmm… I wonder what this chat will disclose! πŸ§›β€β™‚οΈ

  5. Uh oh. Looks like the cat is out of the bag! Good one, Di

  6. If that relationship’s going anywhere they need to come to an arrangement!

  7. Iain Kelly says:

    Best to have that conversation early in the relationship, definitely! πŸ™‚

  8. Dora says:

    Oh yeah! The moment of revelation . . . . Drum roll please πŸ™‚

  9. Sue says:

    Ah ha! The talkπŸ€—πŸ§›πŸ» Great read!

  10. murisopsis says:

    Hehe! Lovely little taste of what could be a larger story!!

  11. Dale says:

    There are some things that one must disclose πŸ˜‰
    Fun one!

  12. Carol anne says:

    Lol! Great one Di! Loved it! ❀

  13. James McEwan says:

    What a lucky break for her, how could she cook for someone who doesn’t like garlic!

  14. granonine says:

    Well now. A vampire with a conscience πŸ™‚

  15. The big reveal … clever tale! πŸ™‚

  16. notestowomen says:

    Poor girl. She’s been dating a vampire and had no clue.

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