“Bye Mum, be back in a couple of hours” and Jeremy opened the front door.
“Where are you going son?” asked his mother
“Just for a walk mum, along the River.”
What a good idea thought his mother, at last he is not sitting in front of that computer. I am sure it is not healthy for him playing those aggressive games. all you hear are gun shots and screams and there are dead bodies laying around. She was sure this was a bad influence on his teenage life.
“Jeremy what have you got in your ears?”
“They are my earphones mum, so that I can listen to some music from my iTunes on my iPhone on the way.”
“Oh, I see, but isn’t that music a bit loud? I can hear it from the kitchen.” Jeremy’s mother was worried that her son’s hearing would suffer.
“No problem mum, I can turn it down” so Jeremy turned the music down, with the intention of increasing the volume as soon as he was out on the road.
“Although I must say Jeremy” said his mother “that I think it is very good that you are going out for some fresh air and exercise.”
“Yes mum, that is the idea. And I might do some jogging on my way, the music helps with the rhythm when I am running.”
So Jeremy left his home, his mother waved from the window, thinking how sensible her son was at last. Jeremy waved back and increased his pace. The gang was waiting further down the river. Jack had just returned from his holiday in Holland and had brought a fresh supply of weed from the coffee shops.
“Yes” thought Jeremy “there is nothing like a healthy jog along the river, meet up with some good friends and share a joint with them.”
Mum was right, it was about time he stopped playing those stupid computer games. There was a whole new world out there, just by taking a walk.