The boys are taking a break on their hunt for the mythic Carrot Ranch and reminisce…
‘I’m only eating crisps.’
‘It’s,like being in an aural hailstorm. Close your mouth.’
‘Oh, soz. I thought you wanted to ban snacking. That would be tough and a nasty reminder of
‘I was about fifteen, the head sent this memo about banning snacking. I was a bit of a lippy lout and wanted to protest, determined to stop it.’
‘It does seem harsh.’
‘Yes, well my class had to hold me back. I misread the memo. They were banning smacking.’
‘You weren’t popular.
‘Nope, they gave me a right old snacking for my pains.’
This week’s #carrotranch prompt is
September 24, 2020, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about snacking. It can feature crunchy snacks or creamy one. Who is snacking on what and why? How can you make this a story? Go where the prompt leads!