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My Michael Brown Moment

When I was around 13 years old, I was walking down the street in suburban Levittown, Pa when out of nowhere a police officer pulled up beside me in his cruiser. 507 more words

African Americans

Issue 25 of Style Girlfriend is out and it's HOT!

Quarter Life Dilemma allows me to be myself. I get to voice my opinion on matters that affect me and other twenty-somethings. But being a writer (in training) is not about setting up camp in your comfort zone and in the past two to three years, I’ve been thrown (actually, I willingly dived) into the deep end and started writing for audiences who aren’t like me. 236 more words


2008 - A year of consolidation @Aventura Parc

2008 was the year when « Aventura Parc » really took off. We confirmed the positive trends of the precedent year. We succeeded in attracting schools, kindergartens, and companies. 265 more words

Imagine & Create

Random Breakfast

The breakfast table discussion …

Emma: (as she researches the scariest haunted houses in our local area she can find) “Wait a minute, this says Halloween is on Thursday!” (referring to Netherworld’s un-updated website) 180 more words


LIM school trousers review

The last week of the summer holiday usually sees me running around the shops, trying to buy uniforms for my children.

It’s not that I am disorganised, but children grow so much over the summer that I have always tried to leave it until the last minute to maximise the chance of the clothes still fitting after a few weeks… 215 more words


Last weekend while I was shopping in a local discount department store, I overheard this bit of conversation between a mother and young daughter behind me: 80 more words

Discoveries From Living

What Words Are Important?

I once read a newspaper article that was suggesting the average teenager has a vocabulary of over 40,000 words but they use only 800 on a daily basis. 395 more words