Archie stretched up and swung the hammer, managing to nudge the satellite dish.
‘How about now?’ he shouted through the window.
Agnes checked the television. ‘Still nothing.’
Archie sighed. He was not going to miss the first live football match in four months because the satellite signal was on the blink.
He made another lunge upwards. The hammer made solid contact. With a creak the dish toppled over.
Agnes watched the dish drop passed the window. There was some swearing. Then the ladders fell backwards and clattered onto the ground.
Archie’s feet dangled in air.
‘Everything alright, dear?’ Agnes called.
Written for Friday Fictioneers 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). After over three months, football (soccer) returns to the UK tonight – albeit in empty stadiums – another sign that things are gradually getting back to some sort of normality.
To read stories of 100 words based on this week’s prompt, visit HERE.
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