Chameau’s Tale ~ A Short Story

Here's a bit of nonsense for your delectation.  This was the first story I ever posted on the Interweb, back in 2012. Hope you like it.   Pierre Chameau stared up at the half-painted ceiling with resignation. His wife—‘she’—was right, as usual. He never finished anything and he wouldn’t be finishing the ceiling any time soon. Damn it, what a waste of space he was. Chameau had never believed in fate, but the final straw had been waiting for him all bloody day, which had started gently enough, with a stroll down to the shops for groceries and a stop [...]