Surprise!

Written for https://girlieontheedge1.wordpress.com/2022/12/25/sundays-six-sentence-story-word-prompt-242/

‘Surprise!’

He did his best to look a little shocked, but it was the best and worst kept secret of all time. All those shopping trips his wife joined their children on. Telephone calls, WhatsApp messages he wasn’t a part of.

Turning up was something he could do, and the joy on his face, as his family joined him, giving him a pint of beer, and presents.

Some of them he would rather not open, but then, it was all part of the fun.

Opening a card, he beamed, just want he wanted, a holiday to Las Vegas.

Published by writerravenclaw

I am a fifty something mother of two grown up children, and one beautiful grandchild. I have been married for nearly thirty-four years. My first book was published ten years ago. I wrote my book Sticks and Stones because of my experience of being bullied at school.

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