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Centenary time to show respect and earn it too

Centenary time to show respect and earn it too

World War 1 100-year commemoration speech given at school assembly: This week, we are asked to think of the men who, 100 years ago, were asked to go and fight for their freedom, and ours.

Free life beyond the wall one gruelling climb away

Escape - based on the novel Chasing the Valley, by Skye Melki-Wegner:

Anythingis better than this

Unbelievable cold numbs the spectacular pain enveloping me.

Sofa so good: from love at first sight to lifelong friend

This is an open letter to my couch: I remember the day I first laid my eyes on you.

When winning is the only game in town

My face was a porcelain mask - no emotion apart from cool boredom reflected in my pale green eyes.

14-hour day trip testing exertion

Ever wondered what those vanloads of hostel pupils from Mount Aspiring College are getting up to?

Ho Chi Minh City full of exciting, breakneck bustle

Ho Chi Minh City is Vietnam's largest and most chaotic city.

For love of music and connection with others

For love of music and connection with others

Coachella, Glastonbury, Rhythm and Vines.

South Otago High School netballers shine

South Otago High School netballers shine

Over the school holidays, four South Otago High School pupils were selected for the Dunedin under-17 netball team.

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