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I overheard a teenage conversation…

…on the bus monday morning, that went something like this: “… he get’s abusive when he’s been drinking.” The young lass that was sharing this info behind me was on her way to school. She was talking with her friend … Continue reading

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Remember your teenage years…

… at all? Do you want too? If like me you’re teenage years – for the most part – were extremely uncomfortable; you probably don’t want to. I had some great times during my teenage years but they swung off … Continue reading

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When’s the last time…

… you gave in to that secret ‘kidlet’ part of you, the part often buried deep down inside your ‘adult’ body?  I’ve just ‘tripped over’ the Red Swing Project Podcast, thanks to the our very own Bernadette Young and the … Continue reading

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