Personal Writing: The Holiday Trip

Sweltering heats fill the room, a hot sticky breeze drifts by my
face. Broom Broom Broom its the posties bike coming to a halt beside our
old white mailbox. He adds a few letters in the mailbox and speeds off to
the next house. Racing outside in anticipation, my heart suddenly sinks
discovering its only a Telstra bill. I hate when the phone bill arrives,
mum always gives me a big lecture about all my calls. I knew there was
going to be trouble, remembering about all my international calls to my
penfriend Sofie in Sweden.

Anyway the reason for all this excitement is that a letter from
Sofie should be arriving soon, we have been saving for an international
holiday together for ...

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the impact. "$170 dollars worth of
international calls" Mum bellowed at me. I will pay for them out of my trip
money I reapplied in a disappointed tone. "Trip, trip when is this stupid
TRIP going to be over with" Mum yelled at me, Soon very soon I reapplied

A week went past each day I eagerly checked the mailbox, only to
discover bills and letter from companies trying to sell us a continuous
stream of junk. At this moment the realisation of how much garbage
companies actually send out finally came to me. For example this week
companies have sent mail to me and my family trying to sell us: raffle
tickets, cladding, software and exercise equipment. What I would like to
know is where they got our address from, and how they got the idea that we
would even contemplate buying there trash.

Midway into the following week the familiar sound of the posties
bike was once again heard, this time he revealed the letter I have been
desperately waiting for. I ...

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