How to Stop Your Words from Bumping Into Someone Else’s – we had no idea how far this book would travel when Anna Tullemans and I wrote it.

On 16 April 2012 I spoke with the forensic psychologist (Dr Jenny Howell) assigned to write a programme for therapeutic services to be implemented at the youth detention centre attached to Darwin jail.  You know the one; it was in the media a great deal because of the abuse the guards perpetrated upon the boys and young men incarcerated

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Life in New Zealand’s railway settlements in the 1950s.

Railway families weren’t wealthy, nor abjectly poor, after all, the men were employed. Sometimes, as was the case in our family (before my mother married), a woman may also have worked on the railway, possibly in the Refreshment Rooms on the station or in the ticket office. However, generally, when a woman married, she stayed

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