Rosemary Mac Cabe

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The pains of being young at heart . . .

I heard this song the other day and was immediately thrown back to my youth: to dancing in the Soundhouse in Johnstown, to trying – in vain – to make my curly hair look presentable, to battling with school and …

Thu, Aug 25, 2011, 12:30

   
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I heard this song the other day and was immediately thrown back to my youth: to dancing in the Soundhouse in Johnstown, to trying – in vain – to make my curly hair look presentable, to battling with school and teachers and feelings and parents . . . ah, youth and innocence, I don’t miss you at all.

Well, except, that is, when I get press releases telling me that, “oh, didn’t you know? We’re doing a 20% off discount for students”. Serious rage and envy. I don’t remember having any amazing discounts when I was young, although that might be because we were missing a lot of amazing shops. We did, however, have A|Wear, the store in question, which is offering 20% off all full-priced items from Monday, August 29th until September 11th. So what could you pick up? Oh, I dunno, how about a bit of . . .

Let me know if you pick up any bargains! I’d be going for that shearling coat – it’s a trend that doesn’t look to be going away this season – and the check jacket, as I never pick up what I actually need and will inevitably enter winter with 10 coats and little else of value. Sigh.