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Swingset Ethnography: Part Two

Part One can be found here. 

I’m eight years old. We live in a new house, a new town. My grandpa and father have taken pains to transport a new (used) swingset into our expansive side yard. 270 more words


A Smoke-Free Establishment

my heart pangs every time i drive or walk by a person smoking; i was a slave to those things for nearly 20 years.  actually a closet smoker for most of those years, refused to smoke in my house or car.   169 more words

Stoptober - 7th Oct: Getting back on track

It’s now 7th October. I should be on the 7th day of Stoptober and things should be getting easier. But I’m not. I’m back on Day 1. 343 more words


Legal ruling on smoke-free policy at Carstairs

As Scotland moves towards its vision of a generation free from tobacco, managers will have to negotiate the introduction of smoke-free policies in challenging environments such as prisons and healthcare places of detention. 592 more words


13 years smokefree

And counting. Yep, it’s been that long since I actually quit, not on the day perhaps, but around this time anyway. It was my third try and apparently it worked, and still do. 323 more words

Everyday Life

Stoptober is on its way...

You can’t help but to have heard about Stoptober, the national stop smoking month. Whether it’s the adverts on the telly, posts on Facebook… 281 more words

Social Change


Two more days to go and I’m officially smoke-free for a week! This decision isn’t that hard because I am not at all addicted to smoking; I could go on for days without it, and I don’t smoke at home so basically I’m smoke-free during the weekends. 181 more words

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