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Writing secret notes in class was one of my pastimes as a teenager. I got caught once. Unfortunately, it was by the headteacher (who was teaching us at the time) and I was sent to stand outside her office, with my rough book as evidence and my co-writer, Kimberley Hewitt.

Kim always had juicy gossip to share. I don’t remember what that day’s note-exchanges were about, but I do remember a slogan badge she used to wear on her blazer, ‘Kissing a smoker is like licking an ashtray.’

As we waited for our punishment, I had the bright idea of surreptitiously tearing out the incriminating pages and…

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Written Conversations |

Writing secret notes in class was one of my pastimes as a teenager. I got caught once. Unfortunately, it was by the headteacher (who was teaching us at the time) and I was sent to stand outside her office, with my rough book as evidence and my co-writer, Kimberley Hewitt.

Kim always had juicy gossip to share. I don’t remember what that day’s note-exchanges were about, but I do remember a slogan badge she used to wear on her blazer, ‘Kissing a smoker is like licking an ashtray.’

As we waited for our punishment, I had the bright idea of surreptitiously tearing out the incriminating pages and…

Continue reading at:
http://ift.tt/2BODCoP