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On this night in 1980

My school burnt down – the second time in five years It’s about time for an off-topic post. Twitter’s littered with #OnThisDay tweets and, I’m sorry to say, I’m about to add to this. It’s 35 years to the day … Continue reading

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Time to share our story

My disabled twin sister died in a fire Putting this into the public domain isn’t easy. It concerns a traumatic event of half a lifetime ago, and a close connection ruptured. It’s not something I’ve talked about with many people. … Continue reading

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