BITTER PILLS

CHAPTER 20

CHAPTER 20

It felt as if the ‘no talking’ was meant for the first years little did they know so were the other rules.  Ellen never felt so humiliated and just kept her eyes down amidst the murmurings and slow laughter. Amanda felt so bad for her […]

CHAPTER 19

CHAPTER 19

Ellen and Amanda just rush through hoping to carry all their luggages to the room before the time that has been set is up by the mean looking senior. They were struggling themselves and didn’t have to look at the students who were having it so hard. They had to carry two chop […]

CHAPTER 18

CHAPTER 18

‘Look at the girl around you; they are your family and sisters here in this school. You have to make strong family with them to make your stay a happy one here’. The headmistress said after they had grouped.                                                                                                                                                                     ‘These are the leaders of your houses she said as she pointed to the four […]

CHAPTER 17

CHAPTER 17

Mum can I go with Amanda to help her with her things. Ellen asked innocently  ‘Oh sure, we even are on our way home’. Her mother said we want to reach home early.                 Mrs O’Connor handed out cash to Ellen. ‘This is your pocket money, if you need something you don’t have’. ‘If you run out of money call me’ and […]

CHAPTER 16

CHAPTER 16

Amanda mother always drew attention to herself wherever they went. She was like the hot mum of every mum Amanda was friends with. Even though she was in her late thirties, she didn’t look a day over twenty five. She even looked like she hadn’t had kids before but she […]

CHAPTER 15

CHAPTER 15

‘No mum’,’ I mean yes ‘Ellen replied. Realising her mother wasn’t happy with her answer she added; I choose different sets of school and she only had this school in common with me. It’s not my fault she got the same school as me.   She […]

CHAPTER 14

CHAPTER 14

Ellen laughed off Amanda’s comment. Amanda was always carefree about everything. ‘Hey kitty, I got to go now my mother is ready, see you there. Amanda hanged up. Ellen looked forward to seeing her friend. She went through her phone and switched it off as […]

CHAPTER 13

CHAPTER 13

They got home pretty late after being stuck in traffic for a long period of time. The traffic was crazy as everyone was in a hurry to go home. When they got home her brothers were about to be sent off to bed by their […]

CHAPTER 12

CHAPTER 12

  It was difficult finding a place to park even though they had reached their destination. Car parks have turned into hawking space but sellers who are so stubborn that they never leave when they are sacked. People were trying all means to make money […]

CHAPTER 11

CHAPTER 11

Ellen woke up late morning reminiscing over how the going to the previous day with her mother went. She had gone through the prospectus during their ride home and was overwhelmed at the things she was supposed to purchase. She would have been jumping up […]



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