Archive

Please reload

Categories

Ms H Takes Laurels

April 28, 2018

 

On Monday, Ms H overtook a younger woman on the walk uphill to the offices. She therefore expected a satisfactory day.

 

On Tuesday, hearing footsteps behind, and despite striding fast as she could, Ms H was passed by the girl, who persisted in staying ahead. Ms H considered the girl’s long, tanned, unfair advantages and prepared herself for an unacceptable day.

 

On Wednesday, Ms H wore her gym kit. She and the girl were neck and neck at the bus stop, but Mrs H took the racing line, forced her opponent into the shrubbery, and enjoyed an above average day.

 

On Thursday, the girl broke into a run. Ms H gave chase and downed her. Bystanders broke up the tussle with no winner. Ms H’s day was middling at best.

 

On Friday, Ms H sped past the girl, whose limp was surely exaggerated.

 

Fridays were Ms H’s favourite.

 

 

Originally published in Ad Hoc Fiction

Please reload

Recent Posts

Please reload

Please reload

I'd love to hear what you think - come and say hello on the Twitter.

You can subscribe for occasional jolly emails here.

  • twitter

©2016 by Jenny Gaitskell. Thanks to the bots at Wix.com