It’s time again, for Kat Myrman’s wonderful challenge, to write a story, inspired by her picture prompt, in 280 characters or fewer.
Here is this week’s prompt and my contribution.
Check out all the fabulously creative entries here and, if you’ve never had a go, why not try a story of your own? You may surprise yourself!
Photo by Suzy Hazelwood at Pexels.com
There was no such thing as first and second class post then, all letters were important.
They explained why Daddy had to go away; why he couldn’t return.
Sadly, they never arrived, having been stolen by a dishonest postman.
Found 20 years later.
Delivered too late!
These types of UK definitive stamps known as Wildings were first issued in 1952
In 1956 when this letter was sent, the postal rate was 2½d for up to 2oz (1 penny for 56.7 grams)