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Senior high school. Afternoon was sport.

Lunchtime stroll across sporting fields to station.

First stop in the escape - Emu Plains Station - 1 stop East to Penrith then walk 2km south to home

No sport that day.

Someone spotted the “escape”.

Cane stings tips of fingers.

Senior truancy – like the infant accidental truancy – another failure.

I thought seniors had latitude – maybe 6 cuts to Max was more satisfying than giving latitude.

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Infant school bus-stop at Kingswood Station.

Route to bus-stop is shortcuts, tracks, distractions – especially for 6 y.o.

The map: A = home; B = bus stop. The path between A & B was full of entertaining distractions.

The map: A = home; B = bus stop. The path between A & B was full of entertaining distractions.

Uhoh!!

Bus leaves – without me. What now?

Wait.

Play

Wait

Eat lunch.

Dream

Wait

School must be over – home time.

“What are you doing home so early?”

First time truancy, if accidental … failed.

 

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