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The Unwanted Pony Chapter Five

J/ May 31, 2019/ Blog

Chapter Five Amy couldn’t breathe. She sat on her bed trying to absorb what she had just heard. She could feel her heart beating against her rib cage. Her breath came in short, sharp bursts, moving the pink, pony patterns on her pyjamas. She’d been curled on her bed, feeling sorry for herself, angry at her mum for asking Cait

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The Cat’s Whiskers Chapter five

J/ May 31, 2019/ Blog, Uncategorised

    Chapter five   The houses at either side of the road began to be further and further apart. They began to see bigger and bigger houses, set back from the road, behind huge fences and hedges, with iron gates protecting the driveways. Then these gave way to wider stretches of fields, behind huge hedges and stone walls, with

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The Cat’s Whiskers Chapter four

J/ May 14, 2019/ Blog

CHAPTER  FOUR   It was cold in the night air and a slight drizzle dampened Lucky’s sleek black fur.  Instinctively the little black and white cat made his way beneath the wide overhanging branches of a rhododendron bush where he could sit unseen and safe.  He sniffed the air, it smelt unfamiliar, petrol fumes overlaid with the smell of humans. 

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An Unwanted Pony Chapter Four

J/ May 14, 2019/ Blog

Chapter Four   ‘Mum quick,’ Amy ran back to the house. She flung open the back door and ran inside. ‘I saw him run out of the garden,’ Amy’s mum was already hurrying down the hallway, pulling on her coat. There was a smudge of bright blue paint across her cheek. ‘Quick, we need to catch him before anything happens.’

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The Unwanted Pony Chapter three

J/ April 2, 2019/ Blog

Chapter Three ‘Oh what a glorious day,’ Amy’s mum came out of the room she was using as her studio. Her painting jeans were a mass of colour, from drops and smears of paint, the front of them coloured in brilliant reds, blues and various shades of greens. There was a smeared white hand print on the side of her

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The Cat’s Whiskers – Chapter Three

J/ April 2, 2019/ Blog

CHAPTER THREE “You really are a lovely cat,” Tommy Flannigan gently stroked his big hand over the young black cat’s fur. Lucky purred, he loved to be stroked. He rubbed his head against Tommy’s hand. “I really am very fond of him,” said Tommy’s mother, taking Lucky into her arms and holding him so she could rest her cheek against

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The Cat’s Whiskers – Chapter Two

J/ February 22, 2019/ Blog

Chapter two Lucy had never been happier. She adored her beautiful black and white kitten. From the minute Lucy picked him up for the first time Lucky claimed her as his own. He was with her every moment of the day when she was at home. ‘You’re so handsome,’ Lucy had said, letting the kitten out of her arms and

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Chapter Two – The Unwanted Pony

J/ February 22, 2019/ Blog, Uncategorised

CHAPTER TWO ‘Look at what I’ve got,’ Amy’s mum came into the kitchen waving a large white envelope. ‘What is it?’ Amy asked, glancing up from her bowl of cereals to watch her Mum, tearing open the envelope. Normally envelopes weren’t anything of interest to her, they were usually grown up things like bills. ‘It’s the sales catalogue for the

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The Cat’s Whiskers

J/ February 1, 2019/ Blog

The Cat’s Whiskers Chapter One   Lucy Maloney sighed. What a miserable birthday this had turned out to be. “Thanks mum. Thanks dad,” Lucy forced herself to smile. “My presents are lovely.  Just what I wanted.” Lucy stacked her new telephone, shower gell and books together and got to her feet, “I’ll just take these upstairs to my room.” “See

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The Unwanted Pony Chapter One

J/ February 1, 2019/ Blog

The Unwanted Pony Chapter One Amy rested her forehead against the cool glass of the lounge window and let out a long sigh. Day two of the school holidays and already she was bored and fed up. The three months till September stretched interminably into the distance. Three, long, lonely, boring months. Slowly she lifter her head and gazed out

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