Inspired by a Picture: Going Out - A Writing Challenge

This challenge is to write a story based on the picture below.
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2022 Inspired by a Picture Challenge - Going Out

Submissions and Dates

Opening Date

Submissions open on 8 January 2022

Closing date

The closing date for submissions is 24 February 2022 at midnight UTC.

Runners and riders

The stories are as follows. The order changes each time the page is refreshed, to try to get folk to read and rate all the tales:

Until polls open this is just a list. Once they open the titles link to the tales.