By Jacqueline Wilson
No you will ever be like a mom to us, particularly no longer silly frizzy dizzy Rose! Ruby and Garnet are 10-year-old exact twins. They do every thing jointly, specially on the grounds that their mother died 3 years in the past. Can being a double act paintings without end? specially whilst their father begins courting again?
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It’s nice to have anyone to buddy around with. anyone diverse, no longer somebody almost like me. And either Blob and that i are occurring to the large tuition jointly. I’m pleased I’ll be shot of that Dumbo Debenham. I’ll be a brand new lady at a brand new tuition with new lecturers. i'll make an entire new begin if i wished. paintings a piece. good, that’s what Dad says. I’ll need to see approximately that. yet there's one benefit of the recent university. They’ve acquired a degree. no longer really as posh and difficult because the one at Marnock Heights, yet they’ve acquired velvet curtains, and so they can post distinctive lighting and rustle up a few surroundings they usually have a formal play in the summertime and a pantomime at Christmas. Blob informed me, simply because his sister’s been in them. So I’m going to get to be in them too. certainly. It’s all going to be nice. I’m ever so satisfied. Garnet isn’t chuffed. She’s begun crying at nights. She’s scared approximately going to boarding institution through herself. yet it’s not only that. She says she can’t undergo no longer being neighbors with me to any extent further. I pay attention. and occasionally my eyes sting a section, yet it’s okay in the dead of night. She can’t see. I open my mouth to claim numerous issues. yet by some means I can’t ever get them acknowledged into the silence. I can’t even deal with one be aware. Sorry. good, I don’t see why I should still express regret. It’s Garnet’s fault she’s going. She shouldn’t have performed so good in that silly front examination. No, she must have attempted tougher on the audition. Then we’d ought to be the Twins at St Clare’s. We’d be performing now. jointly. We’ve been separate all summer time. It’s been a section unusual occasionally. It’s going to be even stranger whilst she’s long past. It’s her final evening at domestic. Rose cooked bird and chips, Garnet’s favorite, and made a cake. She’s by no means made me a different cake. Garnet might in simple terms deal with one small slice. Then all of us needed to sit down round enjoying daft video games like Snap and satisfied households. Pretending we have been all one chuffed kinfolk. And Garnet seemed like she used to be going to snap. yet she didn’t cry. now not even if we went to mattress. no less than, I don’t imagine she did. I received correct below the covers in order that I couldn’t pay attention. I felt as though i used to be snapping. In part. I saved pretending it wasn’t relatively occurring yet then we awakened within the morning and Garnet acquired wearing her unusual new uniform and we’ve by no means regarded much less like twins in our lives. Rose got here into our bed room to aid Garnet get all her new stuff packed and prepared. I checked out all of the new outfits and the pyjamas and the hockey boots and the entire different stuff, all precisely my dimension. yet now not for me. And for the 1st time i used to be relatively joyful I wasn’t going. I knew I’d be scared. Garnet was once so scared she had a humorous tummy and needed to retain speeding to the toilet. one of many occasions she used to be lacking within the toilet I picked up her outdated nightie mendacity on her pillow and kind of snuggled into it for a moment, like a toddler with a cuddle blanket. Rose was once bent over Garnet’s suitcase yet she became and observed me. She didn’t say something – yet she straightened up and placed her arm around me and gave me a brief hug. i began to wriggle away, yet she hung on to me.