Thursday, 30 July 2015

My kinda tonic!

This picture at Friday Fictioneers brought some memories back! Thanks Rochelle.















When I was a teenager I caught Grandpops pouring whisky into a medicine bottle! Gran disapproved of him drinking so he ‘hid’ his favourite tipples in his antique bottle collection in his man-shed. He bought my silence with a sample!

My mother took after her mother, so when she stayed with one night while their house was being mended* I had to cut back! But I made up some vodka -tonics in water bottles and put them in the fridge. Clever eh?

I thought so until my mother went for some water during the night.

She had such a headache in the morning - and so did I after she’d finished with me!


*that’s another tale!





PHOTO PROMPT © G.L. MacMillan.

9 comments:

  1. Well, alcohol does have medicinal purposes... ;) :)

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  2. Haha! Guess she shouldn't have put them on top of the fridge.

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  3. I hate when water give you a headache! lol

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  4. Ha! The best laid plans . . .

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  5. Dear Rosey,

    Some ideas are better than others.

    Shalom,

    Rochelle

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  6. Heheh. Mum does have a point.

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