Uncle and Auntie Pat (Chapter One)

This is a story about my uncle and aunt. And guess what? They're both called Pat!

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Last year, Mum and Dad agreed I'd stay with Uncle-and-Auntie Pat during the summer holidays.

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Uncle-and-Auntie Pat live at Wishing Well Farm, way out of town. It isn't an easy place to find. Dad must have driven straight past without realising.

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Before long, we were completely lost, and had to ask the way.

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We followed the man's long list of directions. We drove through one village...

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...and then another...

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...over two bridges...

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...past a huge out-of-town superstore...

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...and down a twisty lane.

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Finally we spotted a half-hidden broken sign.

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We drove up a muddy track, and found Uncle-and-Auntie Pat feeding the animals.

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"You managed to find us, then," said Uncle Pat.
"Only just!" muttered Dad.

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Everyone greeted each other, and then just as quickly, Mum and Dad were saying their goodbyes.

I stood and waved as their car disappeared down the dirt track.

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Словарь:

Wishing Well — колодец "Загадай желание"
Dad must have driven straight past without realising. — Должно быть, отец проехал мимо, не заметив.
huge — огромный
superstore — универмаг
twisty — извилистый
lane — узкая дорога
spot — разглядеть
half-hidden — наполовину скрытый
sign — знак, вывеска
muddy — грязный
track — проселочная дорога
mutter — ворчать
greet — приветствовать, здороваться
disappear — исчезать

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