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  • This is a true story from the magical Kingdom of Wales .

    In a little Village deep in the Valleys of Wales,there lived a little girl called Callie.Callie was a dream story teller,so,when she told a story nobody believed her and everyone thought it was a fairy tale.But,sometimes its not from the fairies but true.This is one such story,as it is well known there are dragons in Wales.
    When Callie was out one day on her own,well not quite alone,because she had Kitten with her..well not quite a kitten as she was big enough to be a cat.She was looking around and saw a black castle on the hillside,being very curious she thought she would have a look.After all she was very safe,she had Kitten with her,well not quite a Kitten more like a cat.
    So she started to walk her way up through the woods,the trees were very tall and it was quite dark.She saw a little opening in front of her with a bench with what appeared to be a coloured patch on it.As she got closer she saw it was a beautifully coloured butterfly .Feeling a little tired,she sat down on the bench to have a rest,to her amazement the butterfly spoke to her.It said " Hello,my name is Misty,what's your name"?.She wasn't at all afraid so she told Misty her name was Callie."What a lovely name"said misty "What ate you doing in the woods on you own"?
    "I am not on my own"said Callie pointing to the Kitten,who was not quite a Kitten,more like a cat,I have Kitten with me,and we are going to see The Black Castle which looks so sad" Misty fluttered around for a minute then said "Do you mind if I come with you,as I am always looking for joy and happy things" Callie readily agreed as it would be nice to have another friend in this dark forest.
    Off they went,with Misty perched on Callie's shoulder and the Kitten,who was more like a cat following behind.After a long time walking she saw another little clearing ahead of her ,with a bench with something white sitting on it.When she got closer ,she saw it was a big White Bear.The Bear had a red hat on with a big red bow.The bear was trying to get the end of the bow out of a notch in the bench where it had been caught when he was sleeping."Don't struggle" said Callie "I will help you" So reaching over she got the ribbon loose ,when she had done this,she asked the big white Bear if she could sit with him for a little while." yes" replied the big white Bear,who was very thankful for her help."But,what are you doing in these woods on your own" he asked.
    "I am not on my own" said Callie " I have Misty and Kitten with me,and we are going to see the The Black Castle".The big white Bear looked over and saw the beautiful butterfly on Callie's shoulder and the Kitten,who was more like a cat sitting next to her.The big white Bear,looked at how small Callie was and Told her " As you are so small,can I help you get to the Black Castle,it can be very dangerous in these woods" Callie was delighted,so she immediately agreed.
    Off they set together,Callie with Misty on her shoulder,the big white Bear next to her and Kitten,who was more like a cat walking along behind.
    It was not long before they saw another clearing in front of them.When they got closer they noticed a lady sitting there all dressed in white.Misty fluttered on ahead and asked the lady if they could rest for a little while ,as they had been travelling for ages.Seeing Callie looked a little tired,she straight away agreed .Callie sat down with misty on her shoulder,the big white Bear next to her and Kitten,who was more like a cat,on her lap.
    After they had been there a little while,the lady in white asked Callie "what are you doing in the woods"she was goin to say on your own but she noticed Mist,the big white Bear and Kitten,who was more like a cat.Callie told her they were going to see the Big Black castle.The lady in white told her,the Castle was very sad ."it was black because a dragon was very jealous of the little girl that lived there and because the little girl had a nice dresser with lots of make-up things on it,the Dragon had roared and burnt the castle black,every one had seen it" continued the lady in white" but they were all too frightened to help"
    "Well" retorted Callie,"I am not frightened because I have my friends with me"The lady in white looked around seeing Mist fluttering around,the big white Bear having a little snore and Kitten,who was more like a cat.She then asked Callie if she could come with them,after all you never know when a lady in white might help.Callie was very thankful and jumped up ready to go.
    Seeing the Black Castle was not very far away now,they all began to hurry.On arriving,they looked up and saw a little pink handkerchief waving from one of the top window openings.Misty fluttered up to see what it was,nobody else could go that high.She fluttered her way through the opening and found a little girl,sitting crying in front of a very black dresser filled with very black make-up things.Without waiting any more,she flew black down to the others and told them what she had seen.They were all very shocked ans started wondering how they could help.
    The lady in white told them"I can help,but I cannot get my white clothes dirty".The big white bear said" I can bash the door down,but I am too big to go in" A little silence then until Kitten,who was more like a cat,said "I am small enough to get up the narrow stairs ,but what can I do when I get there".
    "That is where I can help "said the lady in white(she was really a fairy) "if you sprinkle this magic dust on the dresser with all the make-up things on it,everything will get better"
    So,the big white bear went and bashed the door in and Kitten,who was more like a cat,took a little pouch from the lady in white and rushed straight up the winding stairs,She burst into the room and threw the powder out of the pouch all over the dresser full of make-up things.
    There was a big puff of smoke,more like a cloud,when it had cleared,everything was clean,there was a dresser full of clean make-up things.The Black Castle wasn't black any more,every thing was shiny and bright ,The little girl stopped crying and gave a great big hug to Kitten,who was more like a cat,and followed her downstairs to meet the others.They all were very happy and were jumping around in happiness,misty fluttering around above them.
    It had been a very long tiring day and Callie was feeling very tired,the lady in white said"We will get you home quickly and safely now".
    The next morning,Callie was telling her Mam about the Black Castle ,but you could see she was not believed.But ,then you and I know different dont we ??
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