On the weekend our writers group held a live reading event at a local coffee shop in NSW, Australia. I was lucky enough to be the MC, and before introducing each of the readers I shared one of my Friday Fictioneers pieces. They went down a treat (Rochelle, you would be very proud)! To read about the event, follow this link.
‘It’s our 10 year anniversary for God’s sake!’
He hadn’t listened. He’d insisted on wearing his slippers to the club.
Frayed at the edges, dripped-tea stained across the toes, one sole almost completely worn through.
‘They’re just so comfortable,’ he’d said.
I’d made such an effort. A new fitted dress, strappy sandals. A push-up bra!
We arrived at the club and the doorman looked down at our feet.
‘I can’t let you in,’ he said flatly.
Embarrassment crept up my neck and my cheeks flushed.
‘Covered footwear only. The slippers are fine, but sandals simply don’t meet the code.’
Read Part 2 of this story (or maybe this is Part 2?) written by Mr Binks at Me.You.Coffee.
Friday Fictioneers is a challenge set by Rochelle Fields where writers around the world create 100 word stories inspired by the one image. For more information see: