AnElephantCant ever hurt an animal
Although he occasionally sits on a cat
But it is always an accident
He does not set a precedent
He is not happy when he sees that cat flat
Once again it is Friday Fictioneer time.
Presented weekly by sultry shepherdess Rochelle, a flock of fabulous fablers present stories of ‘shear’ sublimity.
Just for ewe.
And ASheepishElephant tries to avoid baaa-aad jokes.
The idea is to write a very short story, circa 100 words, based on this picture prompt (below).
It is a difficult situation.
I mean, his time-keeping is awful.
And he is the untidiest character imaginable.
He wreaks havoc wherever he goes, leaves the store-room a mess.
He smells terrible.
But he is the best accountant I have ever met.
There is no pulling the wool over his eyes!
And I really like him, he has a great sense of humour.
But it is a question of necessity.
The recession is biting hard.
Money is tight.
The annual staff picnic is a major event in our calendar.
We always have a barbecue, so what choice do I have?