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first_img19 Neville Rd, Bridgeman Downs.The property even has its own private rainforest, which has served as a fairy wonderland for Ms Gilmour’s grandchildren in recent years.“If you’re special enough, you’ll see fairies over in that rainforest,” she said.“It’s just home,” she said. “It’s not plastic and shiny. It’s just warm and homely.” “If the kitchen table could talk, goodness me it could tell some stories. The table has to come with me, I can’t part with it!” 19 Neville Rd, Bridgeman Downs.But the 71-year-old has decided to sell her 9200sq m rural lifestyle property, just 12km from the CBD.“I’m rattling around in this big old house and it needs kids,” she said. 19 Neville Rd, Bridgeman Downs. 19 Neville Rd, Bridgeman Downs. 19 Neville Rd, Bridgeman Downs.IF you happen to have a hankering for the country, but can’t tear yourself away from the city, this is the perfect compromise. Robyn Gilmour has called 19 Neville Rd, Bridgeman Downs, home for the past four decades and cherishes her memories of kids climbing trees, feeding farm animals and listening to many confessions over chocolate cake at the kitchen table. 19 Neville Rd, Bridgeman Downs.The house has grown with the family, offering three living areas, a separate wing containing four bedrooms, a large kitchen, an attic, a working fireplace and a pool, which has been filled in but could be restored. More from newsFor under $10m you can buy a luxurious home with a two-lane bowling alley5 Apr 2017Military and railway history come together on bush block24 Apr 201919 Neville Rd, Bridgeman Downs.Ms Gilmour and her husband bought the land when it was a potato farm 45 years ago.They built a grand, homestead-style residence on the site, featuring bricks from old kilns and chimneys, ceramic washbasins and harking from the old Royal Brisbane Hospital. Their four children grew up with farm animals, fruit trees and plenty of room to roam free.“I wanted to give the children all the benefits of country living close to the city,” she said. last_img

‘I’m too high. Something’s wrong.’ Teens caught vaping marijuana in scary new trend

first_imgUSA Today 3 May 2019Family First Comment: Consequences of legalising cannabis – even with ‘regulation’…“Just as with tobacco, students can vape right under a teacher’s nose and go undetected. There is no telltale odor, and the handheld devices used are small enough that a surreptitious student can indulge in class. Compounding the trouble, experts say, is the potency the devices can deliver, giving a student a much more intense high than expected.”As more teens vape, schools have struggled to keep the practice in check. Now, some schools are seeing a worrisome twist — students vaping marijuana.Just as with tobacco, students can vape right under a teacher’s nose and go undetected. There is no telltale odor, and the handheld devices used are small enough that a surreptitious student can indulge in class.Compounding the trouble, experts say, is the potency the devices can deliver, giving a student a much more intense high than expected. Often adults don’t realize a student has indulged until the teen confesses.School resource officers at one large Indiana high school has seen a surge this year in something they have never dealt with before.Several students were sent to the emergency room by the school nurse after vaping THC, the chemical compound in marijuana that produces a high.“I’ve walked down the hallway, and you can visibly see kids who are so stoned that they don’t know where they are,” school resource officer at Carmel High School in Carmel. Ind. Shane VanNatter said. “They’ll self-report. They’ll come to the nurse and say, ‘I’m too high. Something’s wrong.’”Seventeen students, including those who were hospitalized, had been caught this school year either using, possessing or dealing THC vaping products, VanNatter said.One vaping cartridge VanNatter confiscated was 83.6 percent THC.THC levels in plant marijuana generally range from 15% to 24%.READ MORE: https://www.usatoday.com/story/life/allthemoms/2019/05/03/teens-caught-vaping-marijuana-their-e-cigarettes/3661177002/last_img

Twisters And Tigers JV Soccer Battle Ends In Stalemate

first_imgThe OA Boys JV soccer team tied Lawrenceburg last night 2-2.Courtesy of Michelle Wachsmann.last_img

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