Just good friends, best friends and boy friends

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When Northern girl Alex, gets invited to stay with her best friend Katie for the weekend, she realises their experiences of university are worlds apart. Alex quickly learns there's more to life than books, there is after all parties, friends, alcohol and boys. But will Katie's big mouth prevent Alex from having the weekend she wants?

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Just good friends, best friends and boy friends

Submitted: November 25, 2011

When Northern girl Alex, gets invited to stay with her best friend Katie for the weekend, she realises their experiences of university are worlds apart. Alex quickly learns there's more to life than books, there is after all parties, friends, alcohol and boys. But will Katie's big mouth prevent Alex from having the weekend she wants? Read Chapter

Submitted: November 27, 2011

It was 7:10, Katie had said be ready for 7:00 I knew there was no way she’d be here on time. It was gone 5 before we got back from the ... Read Chapter

Submitted: November 28, 2011

At 7:30 sharp there was quick rap on the door, I rushed to open it, stepping out I closed the door behind me. “Good you’re ready,... Read Chapter

Submitted: December 04, 2011

Wearing the red dress I’d brought with me, I slipped my shoes on, they matched the dress perfectly, they were the same shade of red wit... Read Chapter

Submitted: December 06, 2011

We followed the same schedule as we’d done the previous morning, he walked me to the pool, I swam, and he ran. He collected me from the... Read Chapter

Submitted: December 08, 2011

It was after three when we eventually left the library and we walked silently back to the dorms. I castigated myself for my obvious, tran... Read Chapter

Submitted: December 11, 2011

I woke early the following morning, I’d gotten showered, packed all my belongings and it was only six forty-five, checking my watch I k... Read Chapter

Submitted: December 19, 2011

I’d walked as far as the sports hall when I heard my name. “Alex, Alex wait up”, I knew exactly who the voice belonged to and I... Read Chapter

Submitted: December 19, 2011

The days since I’d come home had seemed incessant, normally focused, I found myself daydreaming during lectures, thinking about what Ka... Read Chapter

Submitted: December 19, 2011

After James’s home truths I hadn’t felt much like talking and was glad when I heard some of the girls returning, I took my opportunit... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 16, 2012

By the time we got to ‘The Swan’ I was exhausted by the events of the day. The tumultuous, emotional rollercoaster I’d been on sinc... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 16, 2012

Shortly after I'd exchanged pleasantries with Craig, it was decided Katie, the girls and I would spend the evening chatting, drinking, ea... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 23, 2012

Sarah and I stayed at the back of the legion of coiffured girls. It was intriguing to watch their formation and display tactics. The girl... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 23, 2012

The following morning we met as arranged, the only notable absence was Mark, who apparently had only gone to bed an hour before and who w... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 23, 2012

The holidays had flown, besides Christmas day I'd spent most of it with Katie, it was just like old times. Although she'd asked several t... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 23, 2012

The following week had been a blur, as I sat on the train nearing Wrexham station I allowed my mind to wander, I could picture myself in ... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 23, 2012

I'd tossed and turned all night regurgitating what had happened. I cursed myself over and over for needing Katie to fight my battles agai... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 23, 2012

I threw my belongings into my bags, crumpled clothes, toiletries and books overflowed out of each, my frustration rising with each attemp... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 23, 2012

Finally he pulled away from our embrace, just far enough so he could look me full in the face. He watched me for a long second as if tryi... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 28, 2012

I could hardly believe we'd spend most of the day with our arms wrapped around each other, especially after the abysmal way it had starte... Read Chapter

Submitted: February 05, 2012

I couldn’t believe how quickly the week had flown by, in no time at all it was the following Saturday morning. I'd spent virtually all ... Read Chapter

Submitted: February 10, 2012

As I scanned the near deserted street looking for James I recognised a couple of the lads from the rugby team standing in the shadows of ... Read Chapter

Submitted: February 16, 2012

As I started to come out of my blissful slumber I noticed a number of things, firstly my head was still resting on Daniel's chest in the ... Read Chapter

Submitted: February 25, 2012

The month since I had last been in Wrexham had felt like an eternity. I'd filled my days with lectures and long hours of study, little of... Read Chapter

Submitted: March 03, 2012

I envied Katie more than I ever imagined, although Chris wasn't my cup of tea, each morning she got to wake up next to the one she loved,... Read Chapter

Submitted: March 10, 2012

I'd enjoyed the last couple of days a lot more than Daniel, my dad, bless him, did his best but it wasn't the same as being round a compl... Read Chapter

Submitted: March 17, 2012

We had arranged to get the 2pm train back to Wrexham and before I knew it I was putting my coat on and double checking I hadn't left anyt... Read Chapter

Submitted: March 31, 2012

Friday did come as did the next and the next, and with each weekend we spent together the closer we grew. Yet again I was sat on the ... Read Chapter

Submitted: April 23, 2012

Oh I've got loads of things I need to say, firstly, I know this chapter is really short but I promise the next one will be much longer. A... Read Chapter

Submitted: April 29, 2012

  The days that followed had been hectic, if I wasn't sitting exams I was revising for them. The only time I tore my mind away f... Read Chapter

Submitted: May 08, 2012

“Alex, Alex?” My dad gently knocked on the door before gingerly coming into my room. It had been two weeks since I’d spoken to Dani... Read Chapter

Submitted: May 19, 2012

  As the aeroplane doors opened the uniquely Spanish scent bombarded my senses, I breathed in heavily and memories of my childho... Read Chapter

Submitted: May 28, 2012

My stomach grumbled fiercely as I finally finished unpacking the mini mountain of clothes I'd brought with me. Exhausted I flopped My sto... Read Chapter

Submitted: June 05, 2012

Thank you so much for reading yet more of my story, it'd be great if you could leave a comment at the end of this chapter just to let me ... Read Chapter

Submitted: June 15, 2012

  As the first rays of sunlight filtered through the chinks in the shutters I groaned loudly and pulled the sheets over my head.... Read Chapter

Submitted: June 25, 2012

The following morning I again woke up exhausted and although I looked as much like shit as I had the previous day I had a warm glow to my... Read Chapter

Submitted: July 20, 2012

  The rest of the week followed the same routine I would get up, collect Adam and go the beach for the day with some combination... Read Chapter

Submitted: July 20, 2012

  With the twins came the parties and nights of debauchery. Previously I'd always frowned on their intoxicated capers but the pr... Read Chapter

Submitted: July 30, 2012

When I woke in the morning my mood had not improved, the list of negatives was mounting up. Firstly I would need to face my tit of a brot... Read Chapter

Submitted: July 31, 2012

The next few weeks followed much the same routine, I avoided my brothers as much as possible; with the majority of my time spend helping ... Read Chapter

Submitted: August 09, 2012

I hardly remember the flight, it seemed like the plane was no sooner in the air and then the seatbelt sign was again illuminated overhead... Read Chapter

Submitted: August 12, 2012

  Much to my surprise and disappointment it was Katie, and unfortunately Chris, who had come to retrieve me from the airport. Wi... Read Chapter

Submitted: August 27, 2012

The weeks which followed were unbearably tedious; at least Spain had the benefit of guaranteed sunshine. Inevitably the British summer ha... Read Chapter

Submitted: August 28, 2012

I'd tossed and turned all night and finally gave up on sleep a little after seven. The sun was shining enticingly through the gap in the ... Read Chapter

Submitted: September 12, 2012

Hiya, I'm so sorry this chapter is really small and I know it took me ages to update, for some reason i just found this particular chapte... Read Chapter

Submitted: September 16, 2012

  46 I squelched into the canteen conscious of the trail of water I was leaving behind me. It was a little before eight on t... Read Chapter

Submitted: October 22, 2012

  “I’ll give you a lift.” Stuart offered as I headed towards the bathroom to check myself out in the only full length mirr... Read Chapter

Submitted: October 22, 2012

  Six years later   “Ucca Dames, Ucca Dames” Evie’s exuberant cries sung throughout the house as she ran arou... Read Chapter

Submitted: October 22, 2012

  James huffed haughtily pulling me back into the here and now, and rather than answering his question I shrugged my shoulders k... Read Chapter

Submitted: October 22, 2012

  “Well?” I asked rather curtly, not even bothering to hide my irritation, as I handed him his cup of tea. “You really... Read Chapter

Submitted: October 22, 2012

  Despite going to bed a lot later than I had anticipated when I woke a little after seven I felt refreshed and ready for the ve... Read Chapter

Submitted: October 22, 2012

  With my sweaty running clothes strewn across the bathroom floor I stood under the hot shower hoping to wash away all memory of... Read Chapter

Submitted: October 22, 2012

  Katie’s was the first wedding I had been to since my own, I recalled feeling the ceremony seemed to be over in a flash, it f... Read Chapter

Submitted: October 22, 2012

  As the familiar shape of his lips pressed harder against my mouth I was instantly transported back to the tiny room in Wrexham... Read Chapter

Submitted: November 10, 2012

  Oh boy had James been right, in the two weeks since Chris and Katie’s wedding Daniel had pretty much turned into a stalker. ... Read Chapter

Submitted: November 10, 2012

  I stared at the door for a long time, still a little shocked it was finally over, not quite believing he wouldn’t burst thro... Read Chapter

Submitted: November 10, 2012

  4 Years later I practically ran down the hallway knowing the only guest missing was my dad, as I flung the front door to m... Read Chapter

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