Original Writing Essay

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Original Writing

"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
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I glance at Dad through the wing mirror and see him happily nodding his head and mumbling along to the song. My brother starts to sing. Dad turns up the volume button. All you can hear are the words "We're all going on a summer holiday, no more working for a week or two…." Yep, it's definitely that time of year again when we all look forward to a well-earned break.

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

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