Nuala leaned over the kitchen sink and peered through the window. She didn’t have a particularly good view, but she could see the back of the Mayors familiar dress coat,’Ooo, its Mayor Brown come to update me on the Witch Finder’ she thought. She hopped down and ran to the front door of their little cottage.
Nuala flung open the door, “Good morning Miss Nuala” Said a deep voice.
“Oh, Good morning Mr…. Hopkins.” she said uncertainly. Turning she saw the Mayor standing off to one side, gathering her wits once more she said “And good morning Mayor Brown. How are you both today. I must say I was surprised to see you both here. What can I do for you?”
“Um Mr Hopkins would like to have a small chat with you if you have the time. Could you accompany us to the Town Hall?” Edward said with what sounded to Nuala like a sneer.
“Of course, what is this about?” she replied as she stepped down on