Swimming against the tide 2: It’s a crazy world (Humpbuckle Tales 30)

“I can’t believe Helen’s marrying me! ” Jeff says.

“It’s a crazy world,” Simon agrees.

Jeff’s best man has been screwing Helen behind his back for months.

Simon gives the marriage a year at best.

Nine months after the wedding a son is born.

Helen isn’t sure who Brian’s father is.

This is the thirtieth story in the series of Humpbuckle Tales. Each story is precisely 50 words long. They are meant to be independent stories, but if you read them all you will find each one adds another piece to the puzzle – there is a bigger story that is being told.

This story was first published on my Hive blog (@felt.buzz) and you can find all the stories on the @humbuckletales Hive account – at the time of posting this I have just published number 51. On Hive I publish 12 stories per week (Monday to Saturday one story per day and then six 50-word stories in one post on a Sunday).

If you prefer the drip drip drip approach keep coming back here for one 50-word tale every day!

You can watch the author read the first 22 Humpbuckle Tales on YouTube or you can listen to it as a podcast. The 3rd author reading will be published on 15th November.

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