Call Yourself a Mate - Original Writing Essay

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Call Yourself a Mate - Original Writing

Have you ever had that feeling that you are being followed? But you turn around and there's no one there. Sadly this wasn't the case for me!

It was late evening, muggy, dull, dim, light and an eerie quiet atmosphere. We'd had a football match that night which I'd forgotten about until my manager phoned me up to check I was playing and to arrange to give me a lift as my mum was still at work. I played quite well, considering I was tired and hadn't been prepared to play. The kick off was at 5:45 so by the time I'd finished and warmed down it was around quarter past 8. I don't really enjoy walking home in the winter as my route is through deep woodlands.
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'No I'll leave ya on ya own… YA NOT SCARED R YA!' Scared a little, embarrassed a lot, I'd prove Steve and my laughing team mate's wrong, so I decided to jog all the way and get home before it was pitch black. Getting home more quickly would also give me the chance to brag about being a great runner - I would be the one laughing this time ha, ha, ha!

I crossed the first field wet and muddy still feeling rather uneasy but happier for knowing if I kept jogging I'd only got around 10 minutes until I was home. Isn't it funny who becomes your friend when it's dark and you're on your own? The herd of cows that had gathered at the exit of the field had just become my best friends they were company at the least, I'd now reached the lane, which didn't make me feel any better as it 'was darker than the field. The overhanging trees cast huge shadows and seemed to want to reach out and grab me. I heard a snapping sound, what had caused it? My mind ran wild like a pack of dogs. Then another sound an owl maybe or a voice, whatever it was it was unnervingly close. This cast an uneasy shadow on my mind, I knew I was close to home but it felt like I was in the middle of nowhere. If I got into trouble who would hear me so I started to sprint. The rustling of trees continued and seemed to get louder. Another sound triggered my mind, I looked to my

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