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    Since my girl started secondary school i give her £40 pm...I buy all practical stuff....any luxuries have to come out of her money...i need her to understand the value of it before she leaves school....why? i never was...and i never had any money, was always skint, money was like sand..i picked it up and...spent.. in an instant...

    I have had to learn the hard way..and wish i had been taught before i left home...

    Quote from Darkflame

    Brigade? Is that like the Junior Anti-Sex League?

    Girls Brigade
    Haha!! I suppose it is!!:D She asked me when she could have sex, she was about 9...
    When you`re 30 i replied!! So, that`s when she thinks people have sex...don`t think that`s going to last tho somehow....;)

    Again, another thing i`m split on....

    I don`t like religion rammed down my throat...but they too have a right to believe what they believe...

    I was brought up a christian and am now a lapsed christian....don`t believe in any structured religion...

    My girl goes to Brigade which is a christian youth group, and really enjoys it! and, because my girl goes,...she asked her dad if he would take her to church...(his resposibility, as he has her on weekends!!) So he did!! It has actually done him some good!! From mad crazed, self-harming druggy with phet pschosis to a very gentle kind understanding man(no...i don`t want him back!!) the person i knew when we first met!!(still...NO....!!)

    My girl is also at a C of E secondary school and is doing fantastic, there`s so many opportunities for her and i`m really proud of her!! Having ADHD and behavioural problems, i was worried about her settling in...but she`s fine....

    BUT!!! No, i`m not in the slightest bit religious, i have no time for the clipboard brigade and tell em!!

    I go out all weekend(coz i can!) get completely slammered on whatever takes my fancy at the time and have a wonderful time, then come home, greet my girl, say bye to her dad, sit down have a smoke and carry on with day to day life....

    Let em bother me...I don`t care....

    (sorry, i ramble.....had a smoke for breakfast!! forgive me!)!!



    Tequila! Had this once! there were eight of us and about six bottle of the gold one....was fine...until i stood up......and fell down...and crawled up to the loo.....six hours later i woke up..still in the loo...NEVER AGAIN!!!

    just thought i`d share that with you!:rolleyes:

    I have mixed feelings about Drax! main one being that my Dad built the chimney(`jim was ere` is written at the top) and I watched the whole power station being built...I`m pleased he is no longer with us to see the chaos this place has caused..it was a job and he loved building things, so was perfect for him..

    I learned about the acid rain when it first came to the forefront and it was a sore subject at home..

    When i see the chimney it reminds me of him, but also reminds me of the devastation it has caused in Norway...So mixed i am...

    sorry to open an old thread, it just stirred an emotion, mainly about my Dad..