So here is my story for Sian's Storytelling Sunday 2, the Words, the Pictures, for August.
So, is this story about my friends at Chaulden Junior School? Well no! Actually it is a story about the climbing frame! The highest bar, which they are standing under.
As children do, I was playing on it, with Judith and we were both hanging upside down. I went to swing myself up and let go with my hands - oops! I landed straight on my head, knocking out one of my front teeth in the process. Sara was there too and she helped to take me into the classroom; my mum was called to the school and I was taken to the dentist to see if the tooth could be implanted back. Unfortunately not. I looked like Donald Duck for about three weeks, but once the swelling had gone down I was fitted for a false tooth on a plate. I then spent the next three years poking it out a people to 'gross them out', especially when I was playing as goalkeeper in the girls' netball team - it certainly put people off! Once I hit thirteen I was sent off to the orthodontist, who strapped me into braces and pulled all my teeth round to fill in the hole. After nearly three years (now age 16) I had a proper tooth in the middle again and once it was capped it looked like a real front tooth!
There were two reasons for this story this weekend - one, I found the photos whilst I was tidying up and thought it was quite a good story to write down so I don't forget it and two, I am off to the dentist again on Tuesday as I have cracked and broken a piece off one of my back double teeth! I hate going to the dentist, but I do hope he can rescue this tooth for me!
For some more stories, head on over to Sian's blog - read some brilliant stories, leave a comment and join in with your own story too! Thanks for reading and see you next month :-)