Flash Fiction – I can’t help falling in love

I confess I was caught out with the flash fiction this week. I’d wrongly guessed we’d have a David Bowie song as the prompt to create a one hundred word piece. Instead, Matt The Book Blogger chose a song originally recorded by another legend, Elvis Presley. Here’s my autobiographical tale:

I can’t help falling in love

‘Right’, said Alan. ‘We both know only fools rush in, so I’ve a plan for our fact finding trip to Crete. If you get too excited about a property I’ll pour cold water on the idea.’

Yvonne bristled, ‘Well, it might be you that gets carried away. Then I’ll have to say no.’

The first was grim.

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The second a money pit.

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The third, ‘Wow, look at the view.’

IMG_20150422_121710Back in the UK mum asked if we’d had a good holiday. We looked at each other and grinned,  ‘Yes, we bought a village house. Some things are meant to be!’

 

 

 

 

 

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To read what other participants create from this prompt you can follow the link below:

https://thebookblogger2014.wordpress.com/2016/01/12/cant-help-falling-in-love-with-you-fff28/

 

17 thoughts on “Flash Fiction – I can’t help falling in love”

  1. Of course, in order to love such a thing you need the money, which most of us ordinary people don’t have! It’s the haves and have-nots; the rich get more and more greedy and the poor get poorer. I challenge you to sell and give!!!!!

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  2. I do so love these little “Flash fiction” stories of yours Yvonne, this one particularly, not so much “fiction” as a “Flash” of you!
    We’re so lucky to be living in this beautiful country, taking pleasure in the simple things in life, things that money just can’t buy!
    Susan.x

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  3. Thanks, Susan. You are so right, priceless moments like today when a neighbour popped round to wish us Happy New Year with a carrier bag of freshly picked tangerines and oranges. Mmmm mm!

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