Challenge – a story in less than 100 words

The responses are coming in for the challenge to write a story in less than one hundred words. This next story is written by writer and poet, Ann Fox. Thank you, Ann for sharing this great piece of fiction – A Moment in Time.

A Moment in Time

He left his family on the beach and went for a stroll.  An old-fashioned ale house caught his eye and he enjoyed a refreshing pint of real ale served by a prim barmaid in a white apron. Half an hour later, on his way back, he looked for it again in vain. He asked a passer-by.

‘Pub?’ said the local, ‘there hasn’t been a pub here for over one hundred years.’

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