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They might as well have tried to book the most boring holiday they could think of. There we were, the four of us, arriving in this dismal cottage in the middle of nowhere. In the dark. It was cold, and Mum said it was too late to light a fire, and of course there was no central heating. So the only thing to do was go to bed, and even then it took half an hour to warm up.
“Some holiday,” I grumbled to Jake. Yes, we were sharing a bedroom – there were only two. And the bathroom was downstairs.
“Yeah, what are we going to do all the time?” Jake’s face was rammed into his pillow. “Stare at the clouds? Count sheep? There’s no way we’ll get broadband here. And no shops for miles.”
In the morning, though, when I opened the curtains, everything felt different …
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