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    Me & Mr J – Rachel McIntyre

    ” January 1st Q. What do you give the fifiteen year old girl with no social life? A. A diary! Looks like someone did their Christmas shopping in the Ironic Gifts Department this year, eh, Gran?  Happy New Year!”  Lara is being bullied, but she cant tell anyone, because her family has gone through enough recently and her parents are only just making ends meet and getting things sorted she she can carry on going to the ‘good school’. She’s really smart but thats not something to brag about when your 16 and have no friends… at least not until Mr Jagger, the new English teacher comes along and it makes…

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    Waiting For Gonzo – Dave Cousins

    “Listen, G – this is important and there isn’t much time. I want you to know what really happened, because things weren’t supposed to end like this. I blame Michael Duchamp, but he’s dead, so there’s not much anybody can do to him now. When he drew a moustache and a goatee beard on a copy of the Mona Lisa – which is probably the most famous painting in the world – he said he did it becuase he wanted to challenge people’s perception of what art could be. He was lying. He did it because if was funny. Moustaches are funny. End of Story  Except in this case, G.…