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Colour Blind

by Anne Deborah Taylor
Originally published by on 15/04/2018

The assistant had to draw on every ounce of inner patience she possessed. She had been with this customer for over an hour.

“No,' said Marjorie, comparing it to a swatch of cloth. “It’s just not the right colour. There is just too much blue to make it work.'

The assistant had to give in. She hated losing a customer but it was someone else’s turn.

“Are you free, Rachel?' she asked her colleague. And so they started over again.

Finally, Marjorie’s husband had had enough. “For heaven’s sake, woman,' he glowered. “You’re choosing a lipstick, not refurbishing Buckingham Palace!'

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