This weeks short story is inspired by the words rainbow, tractor, and iPad, as suggested by Sue A. Thanks very much for the challenge, I hope you enjoy it!
A Rural Revalation (reading time: 5 minutes)
‘He’ll be here soon. Boys, is everything ready?’ Martha fussed at her apron.
‘Yes, Mum, stop worrying,’ replied Adam, rolling his eyes in his brothers direction.
‘I saw that! Go on, get in the lounge out the way.’ She shoo’ed them out of the kitchen. Then tweaked her hair in a foggy antique mirror, although, she’d have been better off looking at the back of a spoon.
The back door clicked open.
‘Morning, Luv,’ said Ted, ‘that bloody bulls been at the gate again. I’ll ‘ave to get it sorted before it gets in to the girls.’
‘Morning, happy birthday!’ Martha walked over to her husband and gave him a big kiss. He was never one for overt displays of affection but she just put it down to the special breed of humans known as farmers.
‘Oh! My birthday is it?’
‘Yes, Ted, you’re 60! Now, I’ll finish sorting breakfast, you go and put your feet up in the lounge for a bit.’ She herded him out the door and waited.