Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

The Phone Calls Have Started

Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

The Phone Calls Have Started

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Byline: comment peter chapman peter.chapman@dailyexaminer.com.au

I WILL get in trouble at home for writing this, so I'll keep this paper hidden at breakfast.

On a rainy Sunday there unfortunately isn't a lot to do in Grafton town. Unlike Yamba we still don't have a cosy picture theatre to escape to, so the only real get away from being locked up at home is a game of ten pin bowling.

My daughter had a friend over on the weekend and after listening to music in her bedroom for five hours they emerged with those famous words 'we're bored'.

I came up with the idea for the ten pin bowling and with work calling it was left to the wife to escort the two girls up to the local centre.

They hadn't been bowling long when the daughter's mobile phone started to ring, she rushed over checked who it was and then put it down.

Now that was certainly enough to have my wife wondering just who was on the other end of the phone.

The mystery caller was not to be deterred and the phone rang again a few minutes later and this time the wife pounced. …

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