Tuesday, 17 April 2007
04:08:13 PM (GMT)
The next day at 9:00 we were going out of the hotel. I was dressed in my sexy red
cropped top with heart-shaped rip and comfy jeans; Gwen was dressed in a white
rah-rah skirt and cute blue strappy top and Ella had a pink and white angel trackie
on. I reached into my jeans pocket and pulled out my phone. I opened it and dialled
the car hire number.
"It's so cool you can drive," said Ella. "I've only just turned 16, I'm never
going to get my license if I have to wait."
"I know, my brother is coaching me on how to pass but I don't think I'm making any
dramatic progress yet," said Gwen, flicking her hair back.
I laughed and slipped my phone back into my jeans pocket. "Come on, we have to get to
the car hire."
We walked over to the building and a tall teenage boy came out. He was wearing the
blue uniform of the firm and he swept his dark hair back from his face.
"Hi ladies." His voice was beautiful.
"Hiya, we've reserved a car, we're just here to pick it up," I said.
"Okay, I'll go get it," replied the boy, smiling at me. "I'll be one minute."
Suddenly we heard an engine revving up and the boy came out onto the drive in a cool
"Did someone need some wheels?" he asked.
Gwen, Ella and me leapt up in the air in excitement. "That's our car?" shrieked
"No kidding, right?" Gwen's face was glowing.
The boy tossed me some keys and hopped out.
"Can I see your licsense?" he asked. "Oh, and by the way, my name's Rio."
I handed him my licsense and he scanned it with his laser thingy. "Go right in,
Gwen and Ella rushed over to the car and started stroking it, as if it was a puppy.
As I passed Rio on my way over, he grinned at me. His smile seemed to overpower me
and I smiled stupidly back. He inhaled, obviously embarassed by my silliness and
walked off. I went bright pink and my cheeks felt as if they were on fire.
"Are you too hot, Nikki?" asked Gwen, as I got into the driver's seat. Ella leaned
back on the back seat, her seatbelt stretched loosely over her waist.
"Nah, it's ok," I replied.
I pulled on my seatbelt, turned the key and went cruising off down the American