“The French Riviera is so beautiful. Be safe. Love u.” – mum

If looks could kill, Pia would have scorched the damn phone.

Be safe – Really!
If she actually cared she wouldn’t have dumped her off at her father’s place, knowing well that the man was never home. That was the reason for their divorce, wasn’t it!
But no. Now his workaholism is ok, cause it keeps the alimony rolling in.

There was nothing that she wanted from Guess or Boss or even damn Louis Vuitton. But she sure could max out the credit cards she had flicked from her father’s wallet.
Maybe that would get his attention.

In response to Rochelle’s Friday Fictioneers challenge of 19 October, based on a photo prompt by Jilly Funell

19 thoughts on “Retail Therapy

  1. I suggest a vacation in Australia with bungee jumping, free fall parachuting and sub-aqua sports – all pre-booked of course, and paid for by the credit cards – might capture the attention of both parents, as well as being a load of fun!

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