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The Bluebottle Boys: Edgbaston: Monkeys on the Knees (Section 3 of 4)

Monkeys on the knees

The Bluebottle Boys: Edgbaston: Monkeys on the Knees (Section 3 of 4) [The featured pic is of Carpenter Road, in Edgbaston, near its junction with Wellington Road — Ian’s neighbourhood. Photograph by Stephen McKay, used under license.] Stan and I were mildly concerned, though not particularly worried, when Ian failed to show up at school […]

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The Bluebottle Boys: Edgbaston: Monkeys on the Knees (Section 2 of 4)

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The Bluebottle Boys: Edgbaston: Monkeys on the Knees (Section 2 of 4) [Notes: (1) The featured picture is of the side staircase, 50 meters from the entrance to the Main Hall, where Rufus and Quentin trap and bully Ian (before Reggie and Stan intervene). (2) At this point, I’m going to stop representing the way […]

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Flawd: How to Stop Hating on Yourself

Flawd

http://traffic.libsyn.com/nancyferrarimedia/30412068-137970294.mp3Podcast (member-channel): Play in new window | DownloadFlawd: How to Stop Hating on Yourself In this episode of The Nancy Ferrari Show, I am honored to introduce you to my guest, Emily-Anne Rigal, founder and director of WeStopHate.org, and author of her newly released book “Flawd: How to Stop Hating on Yourself, Others, and the […]

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Finding My Bully

http://s36.podbean.com/pb/e257b45c887524e7fda6771453dd1794/55077b14/data1/blogs60/704244/uploads/FindingMyBully.mp3Podcast (member-channel): Play in new window | DownloadForty-four years ago on a crisp, cool, Saturday morning, a seventh grader named Fred, made the choice to punch me into the following Tuesday. He asked me if my last name was Newman and if I was Jewish. I knew he already knew the answer but I responded […]

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