Welcome to another instalment of Weekend Writing Warriors’
8 Sentence Sunday Blog Hop
Today’s post is a continuation from last week’s snippet, Chapter One of “Internat Adventures”, my Swiss boarding school memoir.
Setting: Sept. 1968, day one. I was “13 going on 30”, independent and rebellious. Left on my own after moving in, I went for a walk, only to be stopped by a stern-faced matron who said that wasn’t allowed.
Astonished, I blurted: “Why not? The countryside is so beautiful and I just wanted to look around.”
“Young lady”, she admonished, “you are not allowed to go anywhere without a chaperone. I will escort you back to your dormitory.”
My heart just sank! What had I gotten myself into here? She was like the bloody Gestapo!
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