A Foreign Education by Craig Alan Williamson

By Craig Alan Williamson

The college of Colorado has many worthwhile classes to educate younger British alternate scholar Ross Cooper. there's the paintings of unfastening bra straps utilizing just a overseas accessory, the politics of corrupting campus radio via obscene freestyle rapping, and the technology of sharing a prison telephone with out utilizing the communal rest room. but if he reveals himself falling for April - the all-American lady of his adolescent desires - in basic terms to confront her smarmy hulk of a boyfriend, Ross faces his largest schooling of all. It proves to be a grasp category in friendship and depravity, lust and reticence, hearsay and honesty, and the hard-fought game of affection.

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My head bowed to my notes and I prayed that my mind would be magically impregnated with inspirational musings worthy of accompanying her own. ‘Love…is a funny thing…’ My stumbling introduction wasn’t promising. ’ she interrupted. ’ ‘Yeah, just a little. Why don’t you just read what you wrote? ’ Again she was mocking me, but in the most marvellous way. Perhaps I should just go ahead and say the words I had written? It was no time for doubt or hesitation – I just needed to go for it full throttle.

Well,’ I stumbled on apprehensively, ‘wait no more! The first lucky caller to answer a simple general knowledge question will be the blessed recipient of that very CD. ’ We had made the pitch, now for the waiting game. I played the next song and carried on chatting with Jak. ’ We spent the next three minutes and twenty seconds staring at the telephone and waiting for its red indicator to begin flashing. Needless to say, it didn’t. ‘Well, just a reminder about our competition,’ I offered once more.

I looked high into the early evening sunshine and saw the chalked letters. ‘That’s cool; I’d never noticed that before. C. ’ She now pointed further south down the range. ’ A Foreign Education by Craig Alan Williamson 41 ‘Oh my god, yes. ’ I gestured to the north of the range. ’ We had picked up right where we left off the previous evening – enjoying each other’s company and flirting outrageously. Kristen’s figure was inviting, with her tight Lycra shorts and sports bra leaving very little to my highly active imagination.

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