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#1. I'm the co-chair of the PTA at my kids' school, Ashmount Primary, in north Islington, London. - Author: Arabella Weir
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#2. My dad was a diplomat and after living in America, where I was born, he was posted to Cairo. - Author: Arabella Weir
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#3. If I'm hunting down gifts, I like to buy locally. - Author: Arabella Weir
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#4. I know a lot of people fear the rougher types who might be at a state school, but surely it is better to know who they are and how to deal with them than for that kind of child to appear as a completely different species to yours. - Author: Arabella Weir
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#5. I can't write about my greatest mistakes because I've slept with most of them. - Author: Arabella Weir
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#6. My mother, father, stepmother and surrogate mother have all died of cancer; my best friend has got terminal cancer and at least five of my other friends have had cancer but survived it. - Author: Arabella Weir
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#7. Success, in whatever form it takes, is a tricky thing - once you've achieved your goal, then what? Where do you aim? - Author: Arabella Weir
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#8. The crushing, pitiful, and frequently just plain risible pathos of an unsuccessful actor/performer's life is well charted. - Author: Arabella Weir
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#9. Society prizes a girl for being thin more than anything else she might bring to the table. - Author: Arabella Weir
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#10. If no one saw - it didn't count. It's only when you eat in front of strangers or people that make you feel guilty that food is really fattening. - Author: Arabella Weir
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#11. If one's honest about it, spending time in a car with children is pretty ghastly. - Author: Arabella Weir
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#12. Why has everything got to be about feelings these days? In the old days, no one knew what anyone was feeling and, what's more, they weren't expected to. - Author: Arabella Weir
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#13. There is an inherent tolerance and kindness in the state school teenagers I know. - Author: Arabella Weir
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#14. I don't think I've got the expertise with which to nit-pick, and I freely admit that my motivation to support charities has been emotional, rather than as a result of being particularly well informed as to how the money is used. - Author: Arabella Weir
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#15. I cry at everything, even the length of the queue at Sainsbury's. - Author: Arabella Weir
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#16. As I was growing up, it was made clear that the fat me wasn't welcome, that a thin person was expected and awaited, and impatiently so. - Author: Arabella Weir
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#17. My parents both had Oxford degrees, they read important books, spoke foreign languages, drank real coffee and went to museums for pleasure. People like that don't have fat kids: they were cut out to be winners and winners don't have children who are overweight. - Author: Arabella Weir
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#18. In the 20 long, hungry years between my late teens and late 30s I bought in to virtually every new diet and/or exercise regime that hoved into view, particularly at this most vulnerable time for those of us prone to poor body image - a new year. - Author: Arabella Weir
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#19. Does everyone turn into a truculent thirteen-year-old when they go home, or is it just me? - Author: Arabella Weir
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#20. I have never done a package tour in my life. It appeals in a way, but then I remind myself that you can't control the other people with you, which could turn out to be ghastly. - Author: Arabella Weir
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#21. I would like it to be a legal requirement for all businesses to be linked to a charity. - Author: Arabella Weir
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#22. There is so much that is positive, wonderful even, about state schools. At a state school your kids will learn to live alongside and appreciate other kids from many diverse and different cultures. - Author: Arabella Weir
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#23. My theory is that one needs to be loved completely, unconditionally, and unfettered by parental disapproval, if one is to get happily through life which, after all, presents its own hurdles. - Author: Arabella Weir
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#24. The real me now may not be thin but she's got the cake and, if she likes, can eat it too. - Author: Arabella Weir
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#25. Look, I want what's good for everybody. I want to promote good state education for all. I want to raise standards for all kids, irrespective of race and class but why can't they all just do what I say when I know I'm right? - Author: Arabella Weir
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#26. Despotism isn't nearly as bad as it's cracked up to be. - Author: Arabella Weir
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#27. Sticking to a diet required me to have a permanently low self-esteem. But happily, I developed other skills beyond a fluctuating weight, eventually building up a different source of self-worth. - Author: Arabella Weir
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#28. As an actress and comedienne, I'm a huge fan of he theatre and the Tricycle in Kilburn is my favourite in London. I dragged my kids to a performance of 'Twelfth Night' there, where they handed out pizza. Who knew that all it takes to get children interested in Shakespeare is a snack? - Author: Arabella Weir
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#29. I don't subscribe to the 'Doctor Who' magazine and we've only got the normal amount of 'Doctor Who' fridge magnets. - Author: Arabella Weir
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#30. Statistically, if you have ever dieted you are extremely likely not only to regain any weight you lose, but to go on to gain even more. Dieting makes you fat. - Author: Arabella Weir
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#31. With a diplomat father, for whom foreign postings were a fact of life, my siblings and I were expected to attend boarding schools in Britain. - Author: Arabella Weir
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#32. Sending your child off to school for the first time in their life is terrifying. - Author: Arabella Weir
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#33. When not eating, I like shopping; although I'm afraid I've become a bit of a cliche. - Author: Arabella Weir
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#34. I spent my entire childhood living abroad because of my father's occupation, so we were on long-haul flights all the time. - Author: Arabella Weir
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#35. When popularity is your only goal, doing well in class is going to feature very low, if at all, on your priority list. - Author: Arabella Weir
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#36. If there's one thing I know, it's this - everybody thinks somebody else is having a better life. - Author: Arabella Weir
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#37. Call me an over anxious, middle-class mum, but my eight-and-a-half-year old son looks very much, to me, like he's headed for a life of crime. - Author: Arabella Weir
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#38. I don't understand boys - just ask my husband. - Author: Arabella Weir
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#39. I wish my parents hadn't made me feel that how I looked was linked to how much they loved me. But I do also see how hard it must be to see your child pile on the pounds and trust they'll find their own way back to a healthy weight. - Author: Arabella Weir
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#40. My parents' generation's benchmark was simple: Fat Equals Bad. - Author: Arabella Weir
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#41. I was accorded the opportunity to learn by failing - albeit at the cost of a few honourable teachers' sanity - and now I realise what a rare and incredible luxury that is. - Author: Arabella Weir
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#42. Both Plockton and the Isle of Muck in north-west Scotland are incredibly beautiful. Sadly, Plockton has been discovered by tourists because it's where they shot Hamish Macbeth. - Author: Arabella Weir
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#43. If you have any power at all from being popular, then you have a duty to help people out. - Author: Arabella Weir
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