Stumbling nervously through the forest my eyes scanned the place for what I was really looking for, a faded patch of sunlight was all I saw and nothing else. Soon I could hear the bubbling music of a nearby stream.
When leaving school tears welled up in my eyes and were flowing endlessly. The bus backed away from Saint Pius and to make matters worse I was sitting in the front and I gazed helplessly at my family. I cried for most of the way, although the bus ride to Piha was soothing as I passed unfamiliar places. The bus parked in front of a place which I confirmed was ‘Steadfast Park’, Piha.
The experience was something that I will always remember, spending time with friends and building up relationships and confidence in myself. I know this experience will make me a better Year 8 next year.