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

My Memory

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

My Memory Lightning stuck and rain poured in the late hours of a Barcelona night. A father and son cowered in their car by the shore side. They waited for the rain to die so they could make their way to the nearest train station and head back to a grubby little hostel were they would meet blistering heats and beds like a gravel road. As time ticked on they got more and more impatient so they decided to go for a swim to cool of. In a bag they packed a towel, the car keys, a brand new music system and finally the father's glasses. Down to the beach they went to leave their shirts and then make a small trip to a beautifully warm sea where the dark sky magnified the city lights. This was truly a city that never sleeps because the roads were as busy as any road in the day. Police and civilians were as active as ever accept for a strange young man, who seemed more at home in the shadows then a fish seemed in water, he had been watching the pair since they had stepped foot on the beach. He waited for the time when both of their backs were turned and then moved like a silent cat towards their unguarded bag. ...read more.

Middle

Hours seemed to drag by and the pair felt the pressure drop. They were stuck in a strange country with no money, not speaking the language and wearing nothing but swimming shorts and to top it all off the farther could not see due to his glasses being stolen. The warm night however calmed them down. The light breeze blew round there necks as the stars shined like floating oil-lamps suspended by the slight hope left for the pair. Hustle from nearby restraints and the road seemed to block out all unhappy noises from the city. The pollution and smoke seemed to be overwhelmed by the delicious smell of saltwater showing that for a city there was no better place to be arrested. Lights flashed and sirens roared as a speeding car hurtled round the corner just stopping before their own. A tall officer stepped out. Hoping that he would speak English they both blurted out at him. But this small glimmer of hope to clear there names was snatched as quickly as it appeared. The police whispered together, with very little point. The pair suddenly became very aware of the fact that they were armed. They police violently pointed at the police car instruction the pair to get into the second, now fearful car. ...read more.

Conclusion

Except this time they were greeted y a squat man in a small pinstriped suit and a moustache that easily could cover his chin. He spoke to them in a very slow patronising voice. "Do.....you......speak......English?" he asked. They both simultaneously replied. We could not believe this. We now had the chance to clear our names. We both blurted out what had happened. He silenced us very soon and took the farther out of the room leaving the son alone in now what seemed a very scary place. The farther was lead back to the room filled with flags were he was able to explain what had happened. So now the only problem was the locked car. The pair was escorted back to their car were the police used a tricky device to open the car. it was really just like a bit of string that was poked round the door but it did the job. So then they were left. In the situation that they should have been in 10 hours before. Yet the car was no better off. With a much scratched window and missing a key. This was still quite a problem just one that required more then to tired fools could handle. So they headed to the train station and further to thair beds for some much deserved sleep. ...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 Miscellaneous 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 Miscellaneous essays

  1. The Night Train

    Someone was sitting in the compartment. As he entered the carriage Lyle made no attempt to conceal his presence. It had long been his style to intimidate, to attack. He strode up the aisle keeping his eyes fixed on the back of the head.

  2. The Late Clients

    The next piece of evidence came swiftly to me as if by my call, as I heard my mobile ringing. Damn, I'm popular today! It was Mrs. Edwards, a nice lady from Moniave. She rang to tell me that she heard I was doing an investigation, although she didn't know

  1. A FRACTURE IN FICTION

    DAN BROWN No! No you do. SOPHIE NEVEU And why is this Mr. Brown? DAN BROWN My thought is that if you do everything just as the book was written, it will change back. SOPHIE NEVEU You're not concerned about your book still, are you?

  2. Discussing 'The Crow Road' by lain Banks.

    When Prentice finally agrees with his father's views he realises that although there is nothing after death we still continue after death in our children's genes, 'We continue in our children, in our works and in the memories of others".

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