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Amy's Afternoon'What are we doing after lunch?' asked Amy.'We have to go shopping,' said Mummy, 'and I have to go to the bank, and I might pop to the chemist's for -''Do I have to go?''Yes, darling, there's no one to look after you. Oh Amy, don't look like that. It won't take long.' That was a lie. 'Then afterwards we're going to Aunt Fuzzy's for tea.''Oh no!' said Amy.'Oh Amy, really! What's wrong with Aunt Fuzzy?''You always talk about boring things, and she gives me funny flavours of Ribena.''She's got very old eyes, darling,' said Mummy. 'She finds it very difficult to read anything these days.''Can't she look at the picture?''She doesn't think she needs to. A long time ago, before you were born, blackcurrant was the only Ribena flavour you could get. She doesn't know there are others now.'Amy wondered why anyone had been so stupid as to invent other flavours of Ribena. Blackcurrant was th
Why Anti-Bullying Campaigns Miss The MarkIt is commonly accepted that people can be bullied for any number of reasons. However, that is not true. People get bullied for one reason and one reason only. That reason is.... ready for it?...Someone was being a bully.Bullying is caused not when someone IS BULLIED, but when someone BULLIES someone else. The cause of bullying is the people who do it, not the people who experience it. This is where every single anti-bullying campaign gets it wrong. They're talking to the wrong people. You don't need to convince victims that bullying is bad. They know. Trust me, they know.Note: I'm going to be using the word "victim" to refer to people who are the target of bullying. It's not the kindest word, but it's the best I can think of right now.There are three kinds of people involved in bullying. There's the bully, the victim, and the idle bystanders.