By Sue Townsend
Thursday January 3rd
I have the main poor issues of my intercourse existence. all of it boils right down to the truth that i've got no intercourse existence. at the very least now not with one other person.
Finally given the heave-ho through Pandora, Adrian Mole unearths himself within the unenviable state of affairs of residing with the love-of-his-life as she is going approximately shacking up with different males. Worse, as he slides down the employment ladder, from deskbound civil servant in Oxford to part-time washer-upper in Soho, he unearths that severe reception for his epic novel, Lo! The Flat Hills of My fatherland, isn't really really as he may have hoped.
But Adrian is set to find that outstanding and lovely issues might blossom even within the barren region . . .
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We weren’t the most popular kids in school, but we weren’t the least, either. Soon a group of boys surrounded us, and I pressed my back against the large oak tree that shaded the grass. I wasn’t half bad looking, but next to Jenny with her long legs and mass of golden hair, pixie-cute Carly, and curvy Melissa, my wild brown hair and overactive eyebrows paled in comparison. It suddenly occurred to me that since I worked in the office first period, I might get to catch the Wolfes when they registered for classes.
Out of the corner of my eye I saw Jenny scribbling fiercely in her notebook, no doubt a note to me. I cleared my throat and flipped open my French book. ” Madame Dubois stood in front of the blackboard and bounced on her toes, her hands 40 Winter Falls clasped in front of her. I shot a look at Jenny, who slid forward to the edge of her chair. The noise level dropped a decibel. “The grant I applied for from the Board of Ed has come through. ” squealed Jenny, and she wasn’t the only one. I twisted in my seat to meet Jenny’s smiling face and clapped.
The lights went out. Pain seared across my chest. I tried to breathe, but my lungs sealed shut. Panicked, I squeezed my eyes closed, hoping everything would return to normal, but when I opened them the floor of the office was far below me. I hovered in the air, gazing down at the scene below. Everyone in the office was frozen, the secretaries’ fingers poised above their keyboards as though someone had hit 35 Nicole Maggi the Pause button on them. What was happening? Everything was in razor-sharp focus, my vision crystalline.