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4 February 1982

Thur Jan IV Got our stationary today. The books. We were let out at 1.30. Mum met me coming up Lloyd Avenue and we went shopping. Got my school sox. Went swimming. Trains = 32 One of the quirks of … Continue reading

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Grandmotherly Fashion Statement

The 80s were a decade known primarily for crimes against fashion. Mullet haircuts, enormous shoulder pads and wearing suits without socks were what made the decade memorable for all of the wrong reasons. Another fashion atrocity was the ridiculously brightly … Continue reading

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Girls’ Games Are Dangerous

When I was growing up, school sports were run on very clear gender lines. Boys played football (that’s ‘soccer’, for any Americans tuning in) and rugby during the winter and cricket in the summer. Girls played hockey and netball during … Continue reading

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