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Goodbye, I guess

<for some reason this didn't publish when I scheduled it, so this is somewhat belated>

Huh. That's weird.
The end of the year just snuck up on us like that. Tomorrow (as I'm writing this) is my last day of high-school and it's not even a full day. Of course I've got some exams (fun!), but this is the end... mostly. This also means this is probably the last thing I'll ever write for the school blog - the school blog that I have been with since it started in 5 years ago.
That is a odd feeling.
It's been a lot of fun, using the opportunity to channel my writing passion down an avenue I did expect, and I hope that this blog continues to to provide this opportunity to others like me.
Thanks to Ms. Calvert and Ms. Dobbin for keeping this club running, and thanks to all the wonderful writers who have contributed.
Now I've realised that it kind of sounds like I'm writing a farewell to the blog as a whole. Fear not, the blog is sticking around - I am …

Nearing-Summer Joys

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Mistakenly thought of as starting on the 1st of September, Spring arrives for the Southern Hemisphere on the date of the Spring equinox: for 2018, this was the 23rd of September. Spring is a hopeful season which brings bursts of new life, positive aspirations, and, most importantly for me, a tantalising taste of summer warmth. The sun shines proudly, casting away clouds and driving us to search for shade as we fear for our winter pale skin. Tans will soon emerge, often preceded by sunburn, and we will proudly display ourselves in skimpy shorts and singlets. Beware though! Although the sun shines, Winter is grasping at straws, desperate to extend its dominance with lingering chill winds which bring goosebumps to your exposed skin. Although barbecues and beach trips are not yet called for, we snatch every second outside, even relishing the rays on our backs as we meander - an improvement from trudging - to school. We may already be excited for Summer, but we have to rein it in for at le…

FILM NIGHT TICKETS OUT NOW

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MOCKUMENTARIES! - MUSIC VIDEOS! - ADVERTISEMENTS! TICKETS ARE 11 DOLLARS AT THE FINANCE OFFICE. IT'S AT 6:20PM THIS THURSDAY. SO GET TO IT!
My mockumentary is in it so I'm very biased!