Algy was in pensive mood. Smoke drifted slowly across the ridge from the hill fire behind him, but he paid no attention to it.

His old friends were having a difficult time and had to visit the hospital today. Algy sat quietly among the daffodils, listening to the birds, and thinking of his friends.

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Several days had passed, but still the rainbow colours had not worn off.
Algy was getting fed up. Then he had what he thought was a bright idea…

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Algy discovered that walking over a rainbow is more tiring than he had expected. He found a comfortable rock to rest on, and sat quietly dangling his foot over the water, watching the rippling light, and listening to the soothing sounds of the sea.

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