Chapter 3 A Turning Point After weeks of living with his new family John had found out where Daisy was staying, after seeing his children playing in the garden of Mr Simmons. That night John sat in his ancient arm chair and pondered over schemes and plans to be with his children again. He eventually decided to snatch them whilst they were playing, he realised that this would leave the unfortunate Daisy alone
20 with Mr Simmons, but he reassured himself that this was the correct path and not long after he was to put his plan into action. The next day when he arrived at the Simmons household he waited until the children started to play on the garden, He walked slowly and sneakily past the bright green, rectangular shaped hedges that surrounded Mr Simmons’ garden. He Waited for his chance, and seized it as the children had finished skipping. The children were happy to see their father, they did not know what was happening, as they thought that their father had arrived to say hello. The children listened as their father explained to them that their mother had told him to collect the children. He took them home and packed both his and the little belongings that the children had into old, tatty, brown bags and they all set off into the unknown. They eventually arrived at John’s sister’s house and the children were starting to question the way that they had been taken. The children were quick to forget this as for the first few days they were treated like royalty. Meanwhile Daisy had no idea what had happened and spent most of her days crying, and tried to find her children every day. There wasn’t much help that could be offered but Mr.