Fancy dress at Tom's party was optional, but all the children wore something wacky. First prize was for the circus ringmaster with a home made whip, big black curly moustache, top hat and black suit. Fortunately, the whip was made from wool, as Sam kept lashing out at the girls in their sequinned lace dresses and black slashed leggings. For some reason, urban fairies were popular this year.

My son Jake was very angry when he got home. His outfit, the blue bull, was not chosen for any prizes.

I was trying to prepare for the next day, we were going on our annual vacation to Florida to see my parents and he was whining, throwing himself onto to sofa kicking his legs and running to the refridgerator every few minutes to see what he could eat. I was so focused on the packing that I left him to it.

Whilst trying on my bikini, I wasn't pleased to see I had put on weight. Rolls around my hips and stomach.

FLASH

Jake stood holding the camera.

"I'm going to put it on Facebook"!

Comments

Want to comment? Login or Join

Login Sign up

Anglea (joined over 9 years ago)

Six minute story is brilliant as a daily mental excercise to write on a variety of topics. It involves a lot of trial and error before I finish in the given time.

I am often surprised which of my stories receive the most views, often those I planned to delete.

COPYRIGHT - please contact me in advance via a recent story page if you wish to use my stories in anyway.

A digital animation has been made from one of my stories

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VGI8M8ON_X8&feature=youtu.be

SEE THE ORIGINAL STORY

http://sixminutestory.com/stories/change

.

No favorites

Story information

License

Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0

genres

children party surprise flash fiction fancy dress

Contact


We like you. Say "Hi."