Category Archives: hurt

My mother believes…

… her life can be measured by the ‘doors’ she’s been forced to pass through in her life. For the most part – I guess most of us simply go in one door and step out the other, as we … 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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Ugly scene in the Hay St Mall today…

… and I’ve just stepped out of it!  A young woman who’s a regular busker in the mall – had a ‘disagreement’ with her male companion.  It turned VERY ugly, very quickly, and when a fella in a suit tried … Continue reading

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