An audio version of “School’s out forever” is featured in this episode ☝️ of the Without a hitch podcastLeaving high school was hard. Leaving high school again was even harder. I was terrified the first time I left high school. The rules and routines of school held me in suspension
This is the story of a really, really big nose, and how it was excluded from the bullying canon at a boarding school in the late nineties. The year was 1997 and there was little mercy. I was receiving a pretty generous share of the bully cake. My crimes were
An audio version of “Waste and youth” is featured in this episode ☝️ of the Without a hitch podcastSome of us had anticipated a go-carting excursion, or a trip to the local pools (hydroslide!) complete with soft-serve ice-cream; at the very least a bus trip somewhere further than just down the
An audio version of “The slow thaw” is featured in this episode ☝️ of the Without a hitch podcastMatsui-sensei blinked and wiped the sweat from his eyes. His curly hair frizzed in the humidity. He wrestled to half-tuck his shirt over his belly as he introduced himself as my team-teaching associate.