1986 A day in the life of Susan

 I got up at 8.15 this morning.I got   
 out of bed and got dressed,had a wash 
 and brushed my teeth.I went downstairs
 and watched televison while my        
 breakfast was doing.For my breakfast I
 had a bowl of rice crispies and two   
 slices of toast and a cup of tea,then 
 went for Nicola.We were on our way to 
 school when the bell rang.When we got 
 into class we got our hymn books and  
 went into hymn practice.Afterwards in 
 class we practiced our play then did  
 Peak Maths.At 12.00 it was dinner     
 time.I had crisps and cobs.Nicola and 
 I walked back to school.We all had a  
 talk then we wrote this.At play we    
 played crocodiles.Then we finished    
 this and finished our map.At quarter  
 to four we went home for tea. At 6.00 
 I went to St.John's first Aid.I got   
 home at 7.45 and watched television   
 until bedtime at 9.30.                

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