This week writing prompt from the lovely Lorna @ Gin and Lemonade is Prep
Verb: Prepare ( something) make ready.
Trying to manoeuvre gracefully around the oil drum directly in my path I succeeded in clattering right into it. The biscuits I carried flew into the air and landed as crumbs among the shattered remnants of my plate.
“So pleased it wasn’t the best bone china”
The errant skateboard carried on for a few seconds and I was most unceremoniously dumped on my butt.
Watching my young grandson weave in and out with effortless grace on his skateboard evoked memories of my younger days when I was in marketing. My colleagues and I roller skating into an employer’s office to make our sales presentation.
It had gone so well on that occasion.
This had seemed like a brilliant idea, a novel way of presenting my Cup Cakes to Waitrose.
“What on earth was I thinking?”
Damm! And ouch! Back to the drawing board.
By Carol Ann Taylor.