Building a castle of dreams…

Sue Vincent's Daily Echo

My younger son called to tell me he was off work, if I wanted to bob round. He has taken a few days off to look after the girls and their Mum, who is recovering from surgery. “You can come and see the…” I didn’t catch the rest as my signal was poor, but hearing my granddaughter’s voice when I arrived, I walked round to the back garden.

“Not bad for a couple of hours’, eh?” said my son, as I admired the cardboard box castle he and Hollie had built a few days earlier, while little Imogen slept.  ‘Not bad’ was a bit of an understatement. This is a proper castle, complete with turrets, heart shaped windows that open and close, a working drawbridge, a tower and a dungeon with its own escape tunnel. It is decorated with jewels and artwork, it has a windmill for wind-power… and Hollie…

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