Simply 6 Minutes: 12th July

Christine at Stine Writing and Miniatures is our hostess for this challenge, and once again she has chosen a terrific picture to work with.

Image courtesy wallpaper-house.com/wallpaper-id-322800.php

‘Palm Springs was never like this!’ Tabatha said.
‘Well you said you wanted to get away from it all,’ Brian replied.
‘It’s like an oasis from reality.’
‘That’s a good way of putting it.
‘Are you sure the yacht will be OK? I mean, if the ropes break, we’re stranded.’
‘I can think of worse scenarios. At least we wouldn’t have to worry about interruptions.’
‘The rope ladder was a bit much though. Guess that’s why you were impressed with my rock climbing skills at the gym.’
‘I admit it did cross my mind.’
‘When will the other guests arrive?’
Brian said nothing.
‘There are other guests, right? On the other hand?’
Silence.
‘Brian?’
He smiled, but it unnerved her.
‘I think I want to go home.’
‘The diving platform is on the other side. Beware of sharks.’
and he started to laugh.

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! 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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19 Responses to Simply 6 Minutes: 12th July

  1. Splendid write and inspiring image

  2. willowdot21 says:

    Eeeeeek I don’t like this πŸ’œπŸ’š

  3. Sadje says:

    Oh a chilling story

  4. Carol anne says:

    eek! Nice story! ❀

  5. Nope, Not Pam says:

    That came across a bit ominous 😳

  6. joyroses13 says:

    Oooh I would want to go home too!

  7. Oh wow! You took that from an exciting adventure/love story to a chilling tale! Great story. I love the twist!

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