Bathrooms

Looking for Fred

‘Dammit, Fred,’ Minerva scowled at him as she wandered the house, checking every room. Where could he be?          ‘In here, Minerva,’ came a call from down the hallway, and she opened the door to the guest bedroom. She frowned — it was empty.          ‘Just in here,’ she heard her husband say, closer this …

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Dynamic Duo

There’s never a dull moment here at Cafe Mint. If it’s not Benny Brewster spilling his coffee all over the floor in a bout of over-enthusiastic gossiping, it’s Candice Merriman’s labrador sneaking several cream buns out of the display cabinet. Then, of course, there’s the Brewster twins, who leave a trail of chaos wherever they …

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Doggy Does It

I rue the day I let Diane set up that suggestion box. It’s not that I don’t care what our customers think; it’s just that… okay, fine. I don’t care what our customers think, beyond liking our coffee and cakes enough to keep coming back for more. Now we have to sit down and go …

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Home Laundry

I’m sick of going to the laundromat every week to do my washing. It’s about three blocks away and I don’t have a car, so I carry my tubs of laundry there and then carry the heavier load home when it’s all done. I’ve honestly started growing muscles, which at the start was quite a …

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