So here’s the thing. I needed inspiration for my ‘fantastic friday fiction’ offering.
And here it is:
It was, quite simply, miraculous! They had counted down to this moment from the second they had dared to announce to the world their happy news.
As every new parent does, both had held their breath while the Sonographer moved the dopplar over Louise’s tummy, which was yet to visibly swell. Still staring at the screen in total awe of the slightly blurred image that had appeared, the Sonographer’s words were rather distant, echoey even.
Frank was suddenly aware of Louise squeezing his hand so much that the circulation would surely be cut off. “So this is how it’ll feel during labour!” he mused to himself…
“Frank can you believe it?!” came Louise’s voice shrilling through his thoughts.
“Frankie, we’re having twins!!” came Louise’s ecstatic voice again.
“We’ll have it in stereo…” were Frank’s first thoughts.