The Bad Influence
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The Bad Influence


Doing What Mama Does

Thrifty Words Theme #8: Youth

I’d watched mama doing this so many times I knew exactly how to.

I filled the basin with soapy water and swirled the washing-up brush. I didn’t notice water sloshing on the chair until my feet slipped and I went flying off.



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Marla Bishop

Londoner, philosophy graduate, journalist, relationship coach, wife & mother. MA in Novel Writing; working on 1st novel. Follow me: