Remember When?

Logo for the Fandango Story Starter Prompt

For Fandango’s Story Starter #27, where we build something around the following phrase:

I realized when I got home that I had accidentally…

It was a blistering hot sommer’s night in 1975, a few weeks past my fifteenth birthday, and I had not long discovered the wonder of alcohol. After one particularly excessive evening with new friends, I realized when I got home that I had accidentally climbed through Mrs. Swinson, our next-door neighbour’s window by mistake.

Taking care not to rouse my parents, I stealthily undressed. Naked, I slipped under the duvet, just as her scream alerted me.

Author: Mister Bump UK

Designed/developed large IT systems, interrupted by a stroke in 2016, aged 48. Now mix development of health-related software with voluntary work and writing. Married, with an estranged daughter.

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