Sunday, 29 April 2012
'QWERTYUIOP' Vivien Alcock is about a 17 year old girl name Lucy Beck who had just finished her 'O' levels at Belmont Secretarial Collage. She hoped to get a job to change her life. Her principal, Mrs Price however did not have much confidence in her because she looked timid, and could only type at a slow speed. Lucy too was not very confidence in her own self, but she get a job at the first interview as secretary. On her first day, she was being disturbed by a spirit of the former secretary, Miss Broome. The spirit communicate with her using the electronic typewriter. At first, she was frightened, but when she thought why she want the job, she determine to fight back. She discovered from Harry Darke, an old man worked at the firm that Miss Broome was a lonely woman who dedicated her life to her job as secretary. She was asked to leaved by the late Mr Bannister after working for 43 years. She was reluctant as the office was like herhome and she had no family. Even in her death, she still keep her job and frightened other new secretary. Finally, Lucy was able to convince the spirit of Miss Broome to leave the job to her. She told her that Mr Bannister had passed away and he desperately need her to take care of him in the new world. Lucy told Miss Broome that she was told to leave because Mr Bannister was worried about her life.