She looked at the two postal orders, one cheque and fiver for a few moments added up the total with some difficulty to 32, double checked it and put it in the biscuit tin dutifully.
She made her way across the room and folded her bed into the sofa and turned on the television. It was Saturday. No school. Under the duvet and into the television she disappeared. The cat who had perhaps just farted watched over her as she fell fast asleep.
Not being able to swim and finding herself underwater was quite calming. She’d seen people swim on TV it couldn’t be that difficult. Move arm here kick leg there yes that was it. Moving along nicely now and some breathing to be done. She would get to that in a moment. Looking below her she could see ground getting