After receiving the phone call, I made sure the front door and ground floor windows were locked. The garage was shut and the cat flap too small. Lastly, I blocked the back door as the wood was thinner.
Satisfied there was no way out, I started to climb the drainpipe.
Jonathan is a Creative Writing MA graduate of Northumbria University, England. He is a fan of umbrellas, which is handy because it rains all the time.