On the wall hung the cracked television they couldn’t watch because there was no electricity.
The kitchen had an old cooker and refrigerator but without power they were merely metal cupboards.
And now this.
‘What do you think? Our new bathroom suite.’
‘Where did you get them from?’
‘Found them. Minor defects but perfectly intact. No more hovering over a hole in the ground for us.’
‘We’ll still have to shovel the crap out and there’s no water.’
He looked at their dilapidated cottage with it’s crumbling walls and rickety doors.
‘One step at a time, darling, soon be back to normal.’
Written as part of the Friday Fictioneers challenge hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields (more details HERE). The idea is to write a short story of 100 words based on the photo prompt (above).
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