A 600 word story from CC author Tim (T. E.) Taylor
Here’s a little story I wrote at Meltham Writers a while back. Why it may sometimes be an advantage to be boring ….
“Ladies and Gentlemen, allow me to present the report on investments, liabilities and cash flow.” Harold looked around the room, gauging the level of enthusiasm among the assembled directors and executives. He gave a smile that was like the damp biscuit you get with a cup of tea in a supermarket cafe. His hair was bright grey, matching the even deeper greyness of his suit. His tie was blue, but it was the sort of blue that was itching to be grey and was slowly getting there over time.
“Now, if you’d like to turn to Appendix 4a, I will talk you through the figures.” Papers rustled, and an enormous spreadsheet appeared on the projector screen. “As you can see from a quick comparison with last year’s…
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