50 Word Thursday #2 – When a Grandson Visits.


Quote: “The old man would have loved that – an unexpected visit from his clever half-English grandson”

The rules:

1 Completed piece must be in mutiples of 50 words – maximum of 250 words. Anything is acceptable – poetry, story, antidote.

2 There will be a photo and a random phrase that I will take from the current book I am reading – you can use either or both

3 Please pingback and tag 50 word Thursday, so I can do a summary on the Thursday morning. You can either put your piece in the comments on this post or do a post of your own.

Part One

Grandad loved it when his grandson came over. He was smart, good-looking and could swing the sledgehammer. Breezing through the back door, he always brought a breath of fresh air to the old man’s soul. Today his mother sent him with fresh scones, and grandad loved a pumpkin scone.

Part Two

Grandad wanted the old brick wall demolished and was glad his grandson could knock it down in no time. With the wall gone, he could get in a truck to pull down the old laundry. Grandad loved renovating, and a youthful offsider was all he needed as he had plans.

Part Three

The grandson swung the big hammer and soon the fence was a pile of rubble. Grandad stood back grinning widely admiring his grandson’s strength and agility. Into an old wheelbarrow, they loaded the bricks grandad saying he’d recycle them on another job building a garden border in the front yard.

Part Four

The two men sat in the kitchen enjoying the pumpkin scones and discussing grandad’s plans. Grandad always made a great cup of tea. The grandson told his grandad about his plan to go on an overseas holiday. Grandad then told his grandson to do it while he was still young.


Written for: https://debbiewhittam.wordpress.com/2018/05/24/50-word-thursday-2/

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