Playing Turkey – Claire Baxter – 1450 words (Humour)
Busybody Ellen and her husband are taking a holiday after a little “misunderstanding” with the neighbours in their home town, but instead of having a restful break, Ellen is up to her old, interfering tricks.
“That man’s going to get himself killed.” Ellen sucked on her bottom lip while she watched the man weaving through traffic twenty floors below. “I think I should call the police.”
Her husband lowered his newspaper. “Now, Ellen, we came away on holiday to get away from all of that.”
“I’m not going to get involved, Stan. I’m only talking about a phone call.” She huffed out a breath before prodding a finger towards the window. “There’s a man down there playing turkey - ”
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