'A sense of humour lends you poise, it gives you balance and it helps you to bend without breaking'

(HH Pujya Gurudev Swami Chinmayananda)

Menoxtra; a little bit on the side.

It's time to make Goulash with Grandma again! (Micro-fiction fun...why don't you give it a go?) Use the picture prompt she provides to create simple, shortest of short, stories to tell its tale - 
kudos gained for using the weekly bonus word. 
Today that is SCROLL


First clue had been to “sink a whale”. They had thought it daft, until Binty noticed the cluster of glass whales over by some seaweed. She, Harry and Clara had selected one, taken it to the water’s edge and thrown it in. Whale duly sunk. A monitor appeared from behind a large rock and handed them the next clue.

“Scroll down and over the next wave.” They put the scroll down and headed off in the boat. Binty, who had taken the front oar, was faced with a problem.  How to determine which one exactly was the next wave?

‘Wait! We were supposed to scroll down the page, turn it over, then, next, wave!!! We misread it.’

Paddling furiously back, they grabbed the piece of parchment, did as Binty suggested and out popped the monitor with their fourth clue.
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  1. Well done, you write very vividly! Happy Easter!

    Your Pals,

    Murphy & Stanley

  2. I wonder where it will next take them! It sounds like a great scavenger hunt.

  3. Noooo! I was enjoying every word of your tale, until I realized my curiosity would not be satisfied. Would you finish the story, if I granted you a word extension? ;)

  4. I'm with Jennifer. You have an amazing imagination!


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