First Line Friday: May 7, 2021

Dylan Hughes is our host for the fortnightly First Line Friday challenge.
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Your line for this week is:

Spring arrived with mud and a torrent of bad news.
Plans for a perfect day begun to fall apart the moment it dawned.
It was cold and miserable, the heating had packed up in the church, the organist was drunk, and the bridal march became a foxtrot as the vicar was running late.
Their photographer dropped his camera which smashed on the concrete and hadn’t brought a spare, so they had to make do with selfies and snaps on their guests mobiles. They in turn were not happy and ended up in the wrong pub for the celebratory meal.

Rather than see the funny side, the newlyweds began to argue practically before the ink was dry on their marriage certificate. Now the idyllic honeymoon was anything but.
The silo in the car park had been photoshopped out of the brochure, and the complex appeared only half built.
‘I’m not impressed’, Sally whined.  ‘They said the hotel had a beauty spa. Now the nearest I’m going to get to a mud pack is scraping it off the road!’
‘Oh shut up’, Peter retorted. ‘It’s not mud anyway, you idiot. It’s ice, and probably the closest I’m going to get to scotch on the rocks as the bloody hotel’s shut.’

About pensitivity101

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 recently lost our beloved dog 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, and now have three pictures of our fur babies on the wall as we found a snapshot of my GSD so had hers done too. 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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16 Responses to First Line Friday: May 7, 2021

  1. They will be divorced 6 months from now.

  2. Thanks for a much needed chuckle!

  3. Sadje says:

    Tut tut, it started badly and hope would it end?

  4. murisopsis says:

    Wow! That went downhill fast!

  5. Carol anne says:

    Lol! A cool story Di! 😀

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