PALM VALLEY

We had to walk down a dry creek-bed, and trudge along a sandbank full of silt to reach the thick of the palms. Every ten minutes or so, TR commented, ‘I thought you said it was paradise. I don’t see any paradise.’
‘We’re not there yet,’ Dad would say. ‘Good things come to those who wait.’
At a large sandbank, TR dropped his bundle. ‘Are we there yet?’

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THE LOST WORLD OF THE WENDS (4)

The rest of the party were so preoccupied searching for Joseph, no one noticed her slip out of camp and out of sight up the gorge, over The Spring and into the hidden valley. She had to get away. She wanted to explore this weird and fascinating place where few people ventured.

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WHAT’S SO FUNNY?

My older cousin, C1 called, ‘Had a little accident, Lee-Anne?’
All three lads fell on their backs and rolled on the sand laughing so hard their faces turned bright red and they wheezed after losing the ability to breathe.

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