“What can happen in a Second.”
I wasn’t paying attention. I knew that the gate at the side of the house, leading past the bins and round the backs was always meant to be shut. I always knew this, I thought I remembered! I was so sure! Whenever and I play in the garden, I know to keep the gate shut. Lest she runs out onto the busy main road. I did shut it! It was one second! One second and I noticed she wasn’t next to me! Only to hear it – that noise.
I’d really tired her out. I don’t know where on earth she got her energy from. I mean, I know they’re hyper and bouncy at this age, but she really took the biscuit! I guess it was the excitement of being in her new home – her first home. You’d think she’d be over the initial excitement after a fortnight? After panting like she’d run a marathon, she curled up next to me with her favourite toy as I laid on my belly in the grass. Absentmi