Mike told her about Jason at the gym.
"Tell me more" she said.
He told her everything he knew - his name, age, where he lived.
"Is he fit?" she asked.
"Fitter than me!" replied Mike.
Watching Jason on the treadmill and lifting weights, she smiled.
"Hi Jason, I'm from the Benefits Fraud Office" she said.
Members of Parliament here are claiming on their allowances for cleaning moats, hanging chandeliers, paying housekeepers and gardeners, bath plugs, barbecues, plasma TVs etc., etc! MP say their claims are within the rules - that may be so but they are abusing the system. One rule for them and another for everyone else! I'm not condoning people cheating the benefits system but the ordinary man in the street gets hauled over hot coals for doing exactly what the MPs are doing. Where is the fairness in that?
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