– Oh my god, look at these oil lamps! Do you remember when we used to spend the summer holidays with grandma and these were the sole source of lighting in the evenings? That was only 30 odd years ago but they still had no electricity then!
– Well, that was only because they built the house in the middle of nowhere.
– I know, but the point is that it wasn’t that long ago! Looking at these now really brings back memories of the happy days we spent here.
– Come on, let’s finish clearing the house, who knows what other treasures we’ll find.
I have found recently that I actually enjoy writing short pieces from prompts. No literary ambition here, just opening my mind and going with whatever comes up.
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