As ditsy Penelope La Croix tumbled through the sky, her mind was all a-dither. Despite the exhilarating speed of her descent, she couldn’t help thinking she’d forgotten something very important.
‘Did I leave the iron on?’ she pondered, as she sped through the blanket of cloud. ‘Or did I forget to pay this month’s rent?’
‘Did I feed the cat?’ she worried as she hit three thousand feet. But it wasn’t that.
‘Wait, I remember! It was something the sky-diving instructor said…’
Penelope put her hands to her waist. The ground was approaching fast.
‘I’m supposed to pull the –
I had loads of problems getting into people’s sites last week (including my own!) so didn’t get to read as many stories as I would’ve liked. Hopefully WordPress have sorted themselves out this week.
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