Category Archives: Corruption

The Perfect Scapegoat: When accusation becomes a weapon

Recently I reviewed Jessie Kyd’s book The Perfect Scapegoat. It is an honest account of one young woman’s tortuous life from the age of 16 up for the next 20 years or so. It was made tortuous because Jessie Kyd … Continue reading

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Why My School Won’t Reopen

Originally posted on justathirdculturekid:
So my last test was on Friday. Such a relief that they’re over. No, they weren’t important. 3rd form exams, who cares? It’s not like you’re risking a uni place or something. That’s what I was…

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Smoke and Mirrors: How to Vanish a School

Magicians are wonderful masters of deception but this is no easy task despite how they make it seem. There is a lot involved with pulling the wool over the eyes of , usually, not just one person but a whole … Continue reading

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On buying an ice cream

Sometimes I really do think that my ADHD is proof that ADHD is on the autism spectrum. I say this on the basis that I have never been able to follow the advice that everyone else I know seems able … Continue reading

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The Battle for St Bees School: Five tales and one old, old lie

“My friend, you would not tell with such high zest To children ardent for some desperate glory, The old Lie: Dulce et decorum est Pro patria mori” Wilfred Owen   So ends one of the most famous anti-war poems of … Continue reading

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