Jenny Booker -“The Perfect Spot”

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“The Perfect Spot”

By Jenny Booker

“Not much farther,” he said breathlessly.

He forgot how steep this bit was and he wasn’t as young as he was the last time he walked it.

Maybe I should go to the gym next week, he thought, but then the final destination came into view and stopped that rude idea from progressing.

“This is the spot,” he called out to his best friend.

He walked over to the rocks to rest his tired feet — all that walking and they were finally there.

His best friend followed behind a few minutes later and chucked the large bag down and proceeded to light a cigarette.

Taking it in he then, as his feet allowed, moved to the window to see the gorgeous view of the sea below — and the welcome breeze felt like a high five on his face that cooled him down to assist him in the next step of the plan.

“How long have we got?” his best friend asked.

Glancing at his watch — it took nearly two hours to get there so not much time.

“Let’s get to work,” he suggested, noticing a flicker of nerves in his voice. This is the perfect spot, he thought — this was where I took her on our first date, and hopefully, as he clasped the little box in his pocket tightly….

Where she will say yes!

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