Thanks to dear Rochelle for hosting Friday Fictioneers and to Jan Wayne Fields for the photo. Also thanks to Phillip Pullman, author of ‘His Dark Materials’, whose ideas inspired me.
‘Kids, will you stop your squabbling. Sylvia they are driving me round the bend !’
‘Renie, kids, how about a game of Sardines ? I’m counting to 100, starting now, 99, 98, ready when you are.’
‘Right let’s go and find them, check all the hidey holes in the house. Not in here or here. ‘
‘Sylvia, what’s this ? Sophie’s hair ribbon and this book ‘His Dark Materials’. It’s the one about parallel universes and cosmic dust, accessed by slicing a doorway in the membrane that separates them .’
‘Renie we’ve lost them, they’ve gone !’