It's windy on the tops
Arms, legs, the usual.
I also seem to be running the site.
I may get around to writing some actual stories at some point.
"I did warn you."
"You've seen my underwear before."
"Yes, but not in the open air. On the highest hill in the county."
"It's windy. I'm a web designer: my wardrobe is a bit thin in the hiking skirts department."
"A lack we are clearly going to have to address if I'm going to take you out regularly."
"I can't interest you in trousers, can I?"
"What's that light over there? So bright but so tiny."
"What? That one? There's another over there, too. It's the sun shining off a car windscreen."
"And we see it from here? That must be thirty miles away."
"Gorgeous, isn't it? The view? It's why I wanted you to come here. And thought you'd like the windscreen thing."
"It does have a certain appeal. The driver has no idea she's making such an impact at so great a distance."
"I do, though, I do. And the distance isn't that great."
"See the contrast? To the East, it's all flat; on the West, it's wrinkles all the way to Wales."
"Yeah. It's like God got distracted doing the ironing."
"Come on, pub dinner on me."
No prequels yet. Why not write one?
No sequels yet. Why not write one?
Comments (6 so far!)
I like how there's no grand concept to this - it's nothing more and less than a nice little moment. It feels very real, and that's more than enough to rate this highly in my eyes.
- #2492 Posted 5 years ago
A vignette from ethel's life? ;)
I, too, like the simplicity of this piece. Makes me wanna get outside and take a walk.
- #2498 Posted 5 years ago
It's a place I visited many times in my younger days, but the "green taffeta" tag indicates that it's a conversation between the protagonists of that saga: Jo, who wears Metallica t-shirts and her boyfriend Jamie, who wears skirts and dresses more or less all the time.
- #2500 Posted 5 years ago
Interesting duo. Were the previous installments on Ficly?
- #2503 Posted 5 years ago
Yes. The start of the chain is here: http://ficly.com/stories/37453
- #2504 Posted 5 years ago
Caught up. I remember now, though it's strange how I've reimagined the scenes based upon life's experiences in the interim.
- #2506 Posted 5 years ago
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