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I am going to marry Caitlin Moran

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ommmward Tue 15-Sep-09 00:08:45

if that doesn't sound too creepy and stalkerish...

Bubble99 Tue 15-Sep-09 00:16:14

You're weird. grin

That said, she does make me LOL when I read her.

Callisto Tue 15-Sep-09 08:07:44

She is great - I had no idea she was home educated though.

duelingfanjo Tue 15-Sep-09 08:10:07

is Caitlin Moran the same girl who was some kind of writing child star when I was a teenager?

duelingfanjo Tue 15-Sep-09 08:14:14

have checked and it is. I love her too

mollyroger Tue 15-Sep-09 08:23:24

what a fantastic article, I knew there was a reason I loved caitlin

ommmward Tue 15-Sep-09 08:23:33

thanks Bubble grin

'tis a storming article, though

juuule Tue 15-Sep-09 08:32:14

Brilliant article.
One of the best I've read in ages (maybe the best).
Very down to earth and right to the point.

MrsBadger Tue 15-Sep-09 09:35:27

the novel she wrote when she was 16 re being home-edded (The Chronicles of Narmo) is hilarious also, though she is wearing a silly hat in the author photo which meant I was never as jealous of her as I might otherwise have been.

CirculonGirl Tue 15-Sep-09 09:49:04

I just came to check if there was a thread! grin Read the times at the dentist this morning, my dad pointed it out to me and he is a bit less pro HE than me to put it I hope he reads it.

julienoshoes Tue 15-Sep-09 14:11:22

DD2 and I just read this together and laughed out loud!

very glad there is so many more socialising opportunities now though.

Writing about the Review on home education findings:

"In short, it doesn’t seem to understand the very vital concept that a child can receive not a single, formal piece of education for more than a decade and then — as in the case of my brother Jim — pack himself off to an adult education college, knock off GCSEs and A-levels in two years flat, and go on to Cambridge. And, because he was entirely self-motivated, all without my parents having to nag him once to do his homework"

Oh yes..........................

CommonNortherner Tue 15-Sep-09 14:41:20

If it's creepy and stalkerish then I'm guilty too dammit!!

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