Thursday, November 10, 2011

bububububbles!


Written for Short Story Slam 

I remember a few years back ‘her indoors’ treated herself to some very special bath oil . She spent some considerable time luxuriating in a mountain of sumptuous  bubbles . I popped upstairs to find out how she was enjoying it , and as I entered the bathroom she was climbing out of the tub . There she stood with a big smile on her face , all pink and shiny . She looked so sweet I felt I had to give her hot little body a cuddle . I gave her a squeeze and suddenly she shot out of my arms and hit her head on the ceiling! Ok , a slight exaggeration but she was extremely slippery .She always said she would like to bathe in champagne . I said it would be extremely expensive and the bubbles would probably get up her nose . We compromised one day when I tipped a bottle of sparkling wine into her bathwater .

As for me, I think the ideal soak would be in a bath of red wine . That chap Anonymous once said (and he said an awful lot in his lifetime) ' where there is plenty of wine , sorrow and worry take wing ’. I like that .  To sit there in a cheeky little Chateau  Branleur with a hint of blackberries and plum , and an aroma reminiscent of balmy summer nights is quite appealing . Actually it would be more like marinating than bathing , and I’d probably emerge looking like a life sized strawberry! So perhaps beer would be a better idea , a well crafted pale ale .

In the meantime I’ll make do with my usual squirt and a half of citrus washing-up liquid , and pretend it’s gin and lime !

Picture; Bath Girl by KarataSana at deviantART

8 comments:

  1. In the meantime I’ll make do with my usual squirt and a half of citrus washing-up liquid , and pretend it’s gin and lime


    what a charming story, loved it.

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  2. you are one sick puppy! :-)
    I really enjoyed this piece.
    ZQ

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  3. Good write. Enjoyed it.
    William

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  4. Lol great story Suits you weel when you are thirsty and tired to rest in a wine bath

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  5. Cute and funny ...!!!
    Personally, a milk bath is wonderful for the skin ... however, since I like gin I may try that one day.
    Nice take on the prompt ... below is mine
    Enjoy,
    Isadora


    http://insidethemindofisadora.wordpress.com/2011/11/14/could-love-find-her-again/

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  6. LOL... love this take on the prompt... and the idea of bathing in champagne DOES sound expensive... :-D

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