Original Writing Essay
"A distant howl broke the silence" "Come on, time to go!" I heard Mum shouting. I quickly jumped off my bed and grabbed my green rucksack. On the way out of the bedroom I whipped my baseball off the peg and sat it on my head. Down the stairs I ran and stroked the cat on my way out. It was time to go.
I spent the last week packing and unpacking my bag. I was so excited that I couldn't think about anything else. This was finally the day I had been looking forward to for the last two months. The calendar in my bedroom had a countdown on it, and I crossed off each day as it passed. Today was the day of our camping trip.
I rushed out of the house eager to get into the car …show more content…
One hour had passed and the same old song is still playing. I can hear my brother and sister arguing for some unknown reason. I can hear my Mum and Dad arguing over the song that's playing, I can hear the birds chirping as I wind down my window. I gaze out into the countryside surrounding me. The grass stands tall as if it were fingers pointing towards the sky. The gold sun reflects its rays onto the cotton-wool clouds. The sweet smell of pine trees floats in the breeze. Soon, we pass a sign 'Welcome to Scotland'. We are finally here; the camping holiday is just beginning.
We all step out of the car and look around us. A small river is flowing just to the left of me. On it, swims a Mallard duck. Its feathers are a mottled brown with specks of deep green. It gracefully swims along through the dill-weed without a worry in the world.
Before long, the light seems to drop and it is time to set up camp. Dad struggles