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Skipping in the Streets of Belfast Circa 1950

On Tuesday evening I watched the latest Rick Mercer show, one of my favourite TV programs. In this particular episode Rick visited a group, maybe team is a better word, of boys and girls specializing in skipping. Like so many … Continue reading

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KMart Follies in the Auto Centre

Ah! The good old 1960’s-70’s working at the KMart Auto Centres. One of the most difficult things to deal with was the Kmart policy of “Satisfaction Guaranteed or Money Cheerfully Refunded”. Now that might sound like a good policy and … Continue reading

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No Sex Please.

At the tender age of eleven whilst completing my last weeks attending Elementary School a curious change came over me. Up until that point in my young life I hated girls, or at least did not like or trusted them. … Continue reading

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