TTR / TDTO: Fool Me Once (Drabble)

Victoria moistened her handkerchief, and gently applied it to Gwendoline's
"Do hold still," she said. "There, that's better. How did it happen?"
"I don't want to talk about it," Gwendoline sniffled. "You're all cruel,
nasty people and I hate you."
Victoria glanced over Gwendoline's shoulder, where Zoe was standing, her
arms folded.
"I did warn you," Zoe said patiently.
"Yes," Gwendoline admitted. "But you only said keyholes. Not microscopes."
Zoe sighed. "Then for future reference: If Patrick or Jamie show you a
microscope, telescope, or any other device with an eyepiece, and suggest
that you look into it-- don't."

[ This Time Round created by Tyler Dion.
Then Do That Over by Paul Gadzikowski
Gwendoline by Vicky J.

Somehow, I don't think Pat Doctor and Jamie would be able to resist the
opportunities provided by a tin of keyhole blacking.

John Elliott

Thinks: This is what a nice clean life leads to. Hmm, why did I ever lead one?
-- Bluebottle, in the Goon Show