Friday Fictioneers: Thinking Outside the Box

Mavis sighed, then summoned her husband. “Gerard, those damn hippies are back again in the woods next door!”

Gerard groaned. Their local environmental group had only just finished clearing up all the soiled toilet paper, used condoms and rubbish from their last visit. “What do you expect me to do about it? ”

“I don’t know. Think outside the box!”

Gerard put the kettle on and made a pot of tea. Life always looked rosier after a good brew.

Twenty minutes later Mavis heard voices next door and saw Gerard positioning one of their refuse bins in a prominent position.

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