YOU short story: Same old, same old

accreditation
Share your Subscriber Article
You have 5 articles to share every month. Send this story to a friend!
This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.
loading...
Loading, please wait...
0:00
play article
Subscribers can listen to this article
Couple overlooking the view from their room. (ILLUSTRATION: MICHAEL DE LUCCHI)
Couple overlooking the view from their room. (ILLUSTRATION: MICHAEL DE LUCCHI)
MICHAEL DE LUCCHI

Steve opened the hotel door, swung it wide open and strode onto the wide balcony. “Wow, look at that magnificent ocean view, Caroline,” he said, as he gazed at the endless blue water stretching to the horizon. “It always takes my breath away.”

Caroline put her suitcase on the tiled floor and sighed. She knew that would be the first thing her husband would say when they arrived. In fact, she knew what he was going to say next as well.

He turned and smiled at her contentedly, “It’s soooo good to be back.”

Read this for free
Get 14 days free to read all our investigative and in-depth journalism. Thereafter you will be billed R75 per month. You can cancel anytime and if you cancel within 14 days you won't be billed.
Subscribe
Already a subscriber? Sign in