• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Free at last

Extracts from this document...


Smooth, soft, salty tears of boredom and rage rolled down my dry, dehydrated face as I slouched in my confined bedroom, disappointed, destroyed, devastated. Attempting to occupy my self over in the past had ended in complete and utter failure. I had still not been able to find a hobby I had enjoyed and was running out of options. I departed from my grand chamber- a sloppy single unmade bed, my pupils dishing out a mixture or emotions forcing my eyes to begin streaming with tears. The fact that the dogs were repeatedly begging at my shoes for a walk didn't help the situation. After tackling every single available opportunity for the thrill of actually experiencing happiness and horrendously failing, my oval-shaped eyes swivelled in their sockets, over to computer and instantly froze. The computer to me was personally a garbage bin- its appearance was disgusting; its scent was disgusting; it seemed to have only one job, to collect rubbish until it was packed and then cause non stop hassle crashing every minute. Understanding the computer for what it really was, I debated whether or not to give the pointless pc a chance in the dream of accomplishing the impossible- thrilling and filling my unique structure with a source of entertainment. Finally, rapidly rolling my already displeasured eyes, I pressed the oblong switch reviving the hibernated machine; I wearily watched and waited for the straight square monitor to hop up to life. "God, why didn't I ever consider using the computer before?" I thought to myself while browsing through the World Wide Web. ...read more.


Inside the house countless problems floated in the air disturbing everything. Dogs barking, mother shouting, sisters screeching, cats clawing and worst of all my addiction with 'Byond' had resurfaced. I was stressed out to the bone and seriously needed a break from the computer and my house. So leaving behind everything I packed my bags I set out to Eurojam. The two weeks I spent away at camp were truly amazing. I was split into two- A kind hearted person who rarely showed their true colours and the cold wall which lived in my bedroom, lived on the computer...Camp made me feel ready, refreshed and rejuvenated .I thought about tackling the ultimate challenge when I got home- over coming my sad obsession and defeating the computer was all that was racing though my mind. Annihilating 'Byond' once and for all was now a life long dream, a life long dream that had to be completed before it was too late... Eurojam- The fantastic twelve day camp with an unbelievably warm atmosphere deeply inspired me to chuck away my old life and start a clean slate free of addictive games, Having such breezy sunny days and dreamy, magnificent nights where stars twinkled everywhere for hours until light began to rise from the horizon, Euro jam was truly one of the best things that had ever happened to me. After I returned to my house feeling new and improved, I started developing sportive hobbies and kept a safe difference away from the computer at all times. But despite trying to move away from my old life, despite Eurojam the forceful waves of the computer drowned everything out and pulled me in yet again. ...read more.


Alex HH and Shivdude listened with a surprising amount of respect until I was almost finished... "So this is why I quit." I ended looking around eagerly awaiting a response. "Joe, you really are a weak fool!" HH sneered then bust out laughing, howling like a hyena Alex doubling up in the floor beside him. I was shocked, all I'd said to them, and nothing had changed their opinion if anything it had just made them worst. I was distraught "Shiv, let's get out of here and leave the weak baby!!!" Alex shouted already half way through the grass with HH trotting after him like a personal lap dog... But Shiv didn't move. He stuck with me and boomed "Forget you and H! I quit too!!!" This was the second shock of the day for me. Alex and HH stood frozen to the spot. All four of us watched to see who would make the first move. "Come on H we're off." And Alex and H turned their backs on me and Shiv and jogged through the swaying grass back to 'Byond', back to the other side, back to their own destruction. It was too late for them. Before I'd even thought of ringing Alex and HH, they were only listening to 'Byond'- it was too late for me to change their view, only they could accomplish that now. As for me I WAS FREE!!! As I quickly dashed home I could feel the fresh, cool breeze gently blowing against my warm face. Blowing down the prison gates of my old life. Tears of ecstasy tickled down my face. I WAS FREE! ?? ?? ?? ?? Joe Gayle 10X 1 of 6 ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE Writing to Inform, Explain and Describe section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related GCSE Writing to Inform, Explain and Describe essays

  1. Marked by a teacher

    The Lottery: Free choice, self knowledge and Guilt

    5 star(s)

    Nearing the end of the novel, Sal is finally given the opportunity of free choice. This is given to her in the form of choosing whether to remain the lottery winner, or not: 'I made a deal with Shadow - they'll lay off on extra duties and respect you like a normal victim.

  2. Young and Gifted

    what you're capable of and this is not out of your reach. Do you understand me?" Adam was shocked to hear his teacher talking to him in this way and for the first time in many years he began to express his true feelings to a teacher.

  1. The Unattended Graveyard

    However the one it was behind now appeared to be the shape of a regular tombstone shaped like a short rectangle. Walking several steps forward and then sharply and swiftly turning by body around one hundred and eighty degrees to look back at the skeleton.

  2. Write the first, second, third and last chapters of a murder mystery set in ...

    One might have thought that it was the burial of one of the great kings of old. As Mr North astutely commented, all people are equal in death. And everything, from the eulogy to the music to the appearance of the corpse itself, was a sham.

  1. Road Rage.

    I couldn't tell what sort of car it was or whether it was a male or female driving. The car kept flashing its lights. My heart seemed to be trying to beat it's way out of my chest and I was feeling very vulnerable.

  2. Lost, Alone but Free At Last

    Hans felt his tears well up as he watched his daughter, oblivious to life and danger. After the children were all tucked up safely in bed, asleep with the faint sound of snoring, Hans and Anneliese looked on lovingly from the corner of the basement.

  1. Dark Side of the Court

    A laissez-faire approach to life was more appealing to Tim's dad, apart from the times when his temper got the better of him. * * * After a period of a few weeks, during which time David had calmed down, conversation between father and son was resumed.

  2. It wisnae me by Alex Chen.

    I could see in it, that he believed it wasn't me who took the phone. I felt so much better at the time, because at least one person was on my side.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work