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A Good Story

My friend likes to find things in skip bins. I don’t have time to list all the things he has found. Put it this way – when you drive past one, you have to stop.
      The story, as I have heard it, is that he once found a girlfriend in a skip bin. She was scrabbling around looking for things, and when he climbed in, they met. This was before she met the banjo player and the drummer. But this is just the story as the drummer tells it, and he may not necessarily be trusted. He has this way of smiling when he talks that suggests he could easily be lying. And he has been known to eat daffodils. The truth doesn’t move people to do things like this.

Johanna Aitchison
Michele Amas
Angela Andrews
Airini Beautrais  
Jenny Bornholdt
Amy Brown
Lynn Davidson
Emily Dobson
Fiona Farrell
Cliff Fell
Janis Freegard
Helen Heath
Anne Kennedy
Stefanie Lash
Jan Lauwereyns
Vana Manasiadis
Talia Marshall
James McNaughton
Alice Miller
Gregory O’Brien
Frances Samuel
Robyn Schiff
Marty Smith
Elizabeth Smither
Chris Tse
Nick Twemlow
Ashleigh Young

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