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Fit as a Fiddle

by Anne Deborah Taylor
Originally published by on 28/11/2017

The doctor peered over his half-rim spectacles. “Well, Mr Jones, I’m happy to say your annual health check declares you as fit as a fiddle!'

Herbert Jones looked straight at the doctor. “That’s good to hear at my age,' he said. “And the urine samples, they were okay too?'

The doctor checked his notes. “Yes, absolutely fine.'

Herbert left the doctor’s surgery, feeling that the money he’d paid for his annual health check was well spent.

Outside the surgery, his wife greeted him. “Well?'

“I’m absolutely fine,' said Herbert, “and so are you, and the twins and even little Rover!'

Anne Deborah Taylor Merits

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