Sunday, 20 September 2020
Another original illustration from Darcy.
Peter had first asked, then told his stepdaughter to put her phone away during dinner. But she had kept on texting and taking ‘selfies’ anyway.
So at bedtime Peter made her take her phone out and take a picture of her tear-stained face after each one of the 12 strokes he gave her with his cane.
‘When we’re finished you can send them to me. I intend to share them with my friends so they can enjoy you crying as much as I do.’
‘I’m sorry Daddy. I won’t do it again. I promise. Please don’t hit me anymore.’‘But you’ve only had a dozen you silly thing. I tell you what. Switch your phone to video and maybe I’ll go a little easier on you with the rest. Maybe. Now, bend over…’