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  1. 'Now you get people queuing up for condoms'

    Posted Mar 04th 2006, 12:00am by David Phair

    ... David Phair I've always had this dream about my North Point primary school so just a few weeks ago I took a trip down memory lane and returned there. The old playground of the Building Contractors' Association School still exists but it's n ...

  2. 'The lack of study showed in my results... I failed'

    Posted Sep 17th 2005, 12:00am by David Phair

    ... David Phair I look back on my schooldays in the 1960s and wish I could've been more lively and spontaneous. I'd loved to have pushed the limits more and to have been more rebellious because I believe it shows you can think independently. It does ...

  3. 'Make mistakes or you miss out on the learning process'

    Posted Jul 14th 2007, 12:00am by David Phair

    ... David Phair I grew up in the eastern suburbs of Sydney with a twin brother, although I never felt that special because of it. Actually, we looked very different. I was the short pudgy one while Michael was tall and skinny. He had to wear braces because he ...

  4. I was expressing myself and felt a bit of a cross-dresser

    Posted Jun 02nd 2007, 12:00am by David Phair

    ... David Phair I remember my Australian schooldays for a loving kiss chase and being on the girls' side and at the age of five. If that doesn't tell a story about me I don't know what does. What I probably remember most though was writing essa ...

  5. Learning about life in the school of hard knocks

    Posted Oct 20th 2007, 12:00am by David Phair

    ... David Phair I suppose you could say the Mandarin Oriental is my home away from home. I certainly like to think of it like that. In a way it's also my family. I've worked at the hotel for 35 years and was there in 2002 when I discovered a lump on ...

  6. 'Kids in my class scavenged at night to make ends meet'

    Posted Jun 23rd 2007, 12:00am by David Phair

    ... David Phair I grew up in the 1960s among the sex workers and American servicemen of Olongapo City in the Subic Bay area of the Philippines. One of the things I admired most was how adults had to balance protecting children yet also giving them a certain a ...



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