I tried to open the door, even pushed it with all my might, but nothing happened. It did not even budge. I began banging the door; no sound could be heard from me.
The little boy’s eyes suddenly flicked open and I heard a loud scream in the background. Slowly opening my eyes, I felt something hard on my back. Realising that I was lying on the floor, I tried to sit up. ‘Jamie?’ I croaked out. The lamp lay neatly next to my satchel. But Jamie was more »
‘No!’ I yelled. I jumped out of the bed and looked around the room. There is not much one can see, when you’re in complete darkness. I stood there, taking in deep breaths. The dream wasn’t a nightmare, so to wake up all scared was slightly baffling. It was just a dream. ‘Dear God, one more »
‘Wait in the garden for me, Michael. Do not go anywhere,’ Lady Williams said sternly. ‘Alright, mother,’ Michael replied. ‘But mother, where are you going?’ ‘It’s a surprise, darling,’ Lady Williams smiled broadly. Excitement ran through Michael. For the first time in many years, he returned her a smile. He watched her walk back inside more »