Hello again. This is a bit worrying, that I have time to do a post for this week’s Rainbow Snippets. That’s three weeks in a row that I’ve posted. I’m sure I’ll discover that there something else I should be doing.
My very colourful cover photo this week was taken by my photographer friend, Russ, whose photos I have used quite a lot over the last few years. This one was taken just two nights ago. Some rather magical effects that makes some local graffiti look quite spectacular. There’s a link below if you want to see more of his amazing photography.
And so to this week’s snippet. From my age gap romance WIP, it is an exchange between Jules and his teenage daughter. Jules has brought Tristan to his house after discovering the man has less than ideal living conditions at present.
In the kitchen I encounter a very confused Amy.
“Dad?” She regards me with a quizzical expression. “I thought you were going round to see How Mr Gilman was.”
“Yes, and I brought him here because…urgh!” I blow out my cheeks and take some deep breaths to calm down.
“Dad, what’s wrong, is he okay?”
“Yes, yes, he’s okay, apart from being the stubbornest, most obstinate and argumentative person I’ve ever met. He’s also very sore because he crashed his car yesterday and then thought it was a great idea to sleep on his floor because he has no bed, no heating, no electricity, no bloody sense….” I throw my hands up in frustration. “Anyway, he’s here, and likely to be staying the night, even if I have to tie him to the bed.”
“Oh.” She giggles wickedly. “Too much information, dad.”
“Amy!” I exclaim, shocked that she would make such an assumption.
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