“Don’t you love being a pensioner?”
” Why? For the cheap public transport?”
“Absolutely. Where are we going today?”
“Let’s go on the Sunshine Coast Line.”
“That’s a long time in the train. What about something closer to home. We could get bored sitting for so long.”
“No problems for me. I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train.”
“What have you done that’s so sensational?”
“Nothing silly. It’s a line from The Importance of being Earnest.”
“Why is it important to be earnest?”
“Forget it. We’ll do the Beenleigh line.”
In response to Charli’s prompt where this week she asks:
May 3, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) use a line in your story. You can think of the variation of the word meaning, or you can think of visual references. Go where the prompt leads.
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