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Dee Broughton

Teacher, freelance writer, television addict

Dee Broughton is a Melbourne-based teacher, freelance writer and television addict.
Building A Bridge And Getting Over

Building A Bridge And Getting Over It

You may have read about the Victorian Government's plans to do away with the worst level crossings in Melbourne -- 3 of which are within a kilometre of my house -- which would ease chronic and worseni...
29/02/2016 1:14 PM AEDT
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My Thumbs Down To Facebook

Apart from not being very good at self-regulation and being tired of disappearing into the Facebook time-vacuum, deactivating was my feeble attempt at being cool and different. I'm not cool, or different, but I do like saying "I don't have Facebook" and leaving the person who asked wondering why.
28/01/2016 5:45 AM AEDT
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Some Like It Hot

Remarkably, in this 40-degree-plus heat, we are rarely uncomfortable. We can sit in the relative cool of our air conditioned car, and our air conditioned house, in our air conditioned life.
17/01/2016 6:48 AM AEDT