When I was eight I always wanted to be twelve

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Tian Tang, 8E

I don't know about you but when I was eight I always wanted to be twelve. I don't know why; maybe it was at that time loads of characters in movies were twelve or that I thought I could get more pocket money - to be honest it could have been anything.

Now that I'm twelve looking back four years, although it wasn't as "adventurous" life was a lot easier. Anyway, when I was eight, I lived up north and just five minutes away from a park. At that time I was a lot "goofier", about the average size for an eight-year-old and a bit skinnier the I am now. The Local Park that I was near was a cross between a nature resort and loads of racing tracks and football pitches put together.

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When I was eight In our family (this was my dad, my mum and I) it was a tradition that each time, after dinner we would go for a gentle stroll in the park. We finished diner around seven and the walk lasted an hour and a half. One day, most likely to be Sunday I had a friend round named David and we took him down to the park. My parents would have their weekly walk while me and Dave would play Football and ride our bikes. The park had many entrances; to get into the park itself ...

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