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Molly’s adventures with Travellers – Episode 6: TV hell

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By Ben Chastney |  November 10, 2015 |

Molly is round her schoolfriend Liz’s house watching TV (after completing their homework of course).

Molly’s adventures with Travellers – TV hell
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“So Molly that was a pretty bad episode of the nation’s favourite soap. Didn’t see one smile all half hour.”

“Well that’s probably because misery sells. Helps people feel better about their own lives by comparison with wall to wall tears. Speaking of which, what’s on next.”

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Molly’s adventures with Travellers – Episode 5: Trouble at the shopping centre

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By Ben Chastney |  November 10, 2015 |

Molly is visiting the shopping centre with her friends (and responsible adult) when she overhears a dispute between some other children and security guard.

Molly’s adventures with Travellers – Trouble at the shopping centre
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“I’ve told you before, you are not welcome in the Megamart Centre.”

“But why? We haven’t done anything wrong.”

“Because you lot caused trouble when you were here last week.”

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Molly’s Adventures with Travellers – Episode 3: Back to school

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By Ben Chastney |  November 9, 2015 |

Molly is sitting in class at the start of the school day. A new kid who she has never seen before is sitting at a desk alone in the corner and goes over to greet them.

Molly’s Adventures with Travellers: Back to school
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“Hi, you must be new here. I’m Molly.”

“…Er hi”

“It’s okay I don’ bite, what’s your name?”

“Sorry, just not used to people talking to me. Not nicely anyway. I’m Brian.”

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Molly’s Adventures with Travellers – Episode 2: The planning application

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By Ben Chastney |  November 9, 2015 |

One evening Molly is sitting with her Dad in a big hall, filled with angry looking people. She spots her school friend Kerri in the row behind and spins round to talk.

Molly's Adventures with Travellers: Planning Permission
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“Hi Kerri, got dragged here as well?”

“Yes Moll, parents couldn’t get through to the babysitter in time and apparently this ‘was urgent’”

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Molly’s adventures with Travellers – Episode 1: A camp arrives

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By Ben Chastney |  November 9, 2015 |

Molly and her Dad are walking to the local shop one sunny day. As they happen to pass a little lay-by Molly spots a handful of trailers. Curious, she turns to her Dad to help explain…

Molly's adventures with Travellers
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“Daddy, why are those caravans parked there?”

“Those Molly, are gypsies, we don’t like those people.”

“Why don’t we like them Daddy? And shouldn’t Gypsies be spelt with a capital G?”

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