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What’s appropriate for social media? Canberra Mums and the Abortion Question…

I did give a warning that I was going to get on my soapbox more often! This is one of those times, and I’m afraid it’s a doozy. And has nothing to do with food…

I have debated internally with myself about writing and publishing this post. But I feel someone has to say it. Continue reading

“It’s tradition”

When I was six years old in primary school, a boy pushed my friend over and she cried. I told the teacher. She pointed to the boy: “Detention,” she said. Then she whipped around and pointed at me. “You get detention too, for dobbing.”

At the time, I remember thinking not fair. As I grew up, I reflected on this with humour and affection for my six-year-old self. I’d known the rules. I had known that we weren’t allowed to dob, and so I’d gotten what I deserved. Continue reading

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