Monday, 21 December 2015

Reachers - A Christmas Snippet

Charlie escaped into the kitchen. Between his daughter's teething screams and his wife's singing he needed a drink. He pulled a beer from the fridge as the door opened again, allowing a symphony of stress to explode into the room. He held a second beer out for his brother.

John snatched the beer and gave Charlie another disapproving look. It was the jumper - the bright reindeer was causing so much offence Charlie hadn't taken it off in two days.

He smiled cheerily at his brother and tipped the bottle to him. "To a very merry Christmas," he said.

"Bite me," John replied and downed his beer.


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