He saw himself as an international cat burglar wanted by Interpol for a number of daring fourth floor robberies of the rich and famous holidaying in the Mediterranean playground of St Tropez and Monaco.
Grace, his long suffering wife, saw him as a low-life toe-rag of a window cleaner with a penchant to grab whatever he could through any unlocked window of a second floor lower middle class 1960’s semi on the outskirts of Dagenham.
Unsurprisingly, the magistrate saw him as a repeat petty thief stealing from his struggling neighbours and sentenced him to twelve months in jail.
Said Grace, “You should have seen the look on your face.”
Succinct and witty – nice to see your posts
Thanks, Di. Nice to see you comment.
Another accomplished (un)flashy fiction from Patrick. Hits the spot! Phil