Cabin Arrest

Escape plans are briefly entertained — a Jacky Winter story (5)

Aussie Bush Dawn | photo courtesy of the author

I sulked around the cabin all Friday morning. It was ideal weather for sulking: grey, chill, utterly uninteresting.

There was no obvious solution. I couldn’t get to see Jacky without openly defying Mum and Dicko. I had promised to stay up at the cabin, in exchange for celebrating my 13th birthday as I wished.

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