My name is Isabella Marie Gibson, but everyone calls me Bella. I live in a small house on Cork street, in Dublin, with my father, Patrick Sr. I am seventeen and the youngest of three children. Emma, is the oldest, she is married with a daughter and a son, their names are, Anna and Aidan. Patrick Jr. is the middle child and the only boy. Four months ago he moved to London to go to Oxford. Dad is a salesman, which is hard, since I don't see him for days at a time.
The house in which our story starts is small, but cozy. It is cottage style with flower boxes under the windows and a white picket fence around the front. My room is at the top of the stairs on the right where I spend most of my time at a small desk facing a deep window over looking the garden in the back. I love this house and I have lived here for as long as I can remember. All of our happiest memories were wrapped inside these walls, inside the confines of the house on Cork Street.