This post was written based on the following prompts:
It had all commenced as a prank, just the boy’s antics, but their sense of humour was entirely misplaced.
I guess the joke just got out of hand, though I did admire their ambition.
With painstaking care, they lifted each of the vessels, and then they started.
Now, initially they took care, but boys will be boys and their enthusiasm increased exponentially, order was replaced by a riot of intermixed colours.
Of course, when they were discovered, their hysterical laughter did little to ease the tension, but your Honour, charging your son with vandalism? Isn’t that a bit extreme?