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Hala Exander writes about swimming with Special Olympics Brighton and Hove

7 August 2012

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Special Olympics Brighton and Hove is a sports club for people with learning disabilities. It encourages people to be active. 

I do swimming and my favourite strokes are front crawl and breast stroke I have entered lots of competitions.

I won a silver medal  for a  50 metre race. 

For the competitions I have to wear a black hat. I have goggles to stop  the water  stinging my  eyes.

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Alex Yetton writes about his interest in gaming

6 August 2012

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Hi my name is Alex
I like gaming because it is fun and I am good at it
Super Monkey Ball is my favorite game
It is a fantastic game
In the game you have to play
The next game I want to play is called Cooking Mamma
A girl is in this game
I play games on a Wii
The Wii is in my bedroom
I play games on a Sunday after taking Sammy my dog for a walk.

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Betty Todman, Susan Street, Kier Dean and James Grantham talk to Peter Cutts about the Rockets visual arts group

6 August 2012

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1) How many years have you been you Rockets? A long time I don’t know how many years. 2) How do you get to Rockets? By minibus. 3) What do you like to do at rockets? Drawing is my favourite. 4) Have you been to the exhibition in London? No I haven’t been to the exhibition in London. 5) Do you have any pictures at the gallery in Brighton? Yes I have lots of pictures in the gallery in Brighton. 6) Have you sold any Art? Yes I sold some at the festival – Open House in May. 7)...

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Jonny Schachter writes about his interest in boxing legend Muhammad Ali

6 August 2012

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When I was 8 years old, our family  moved to Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Previously, we lived in London, England. We went to Canada in 1965. We came by boat and I still remember the trip. When we moved to Edmonton, my  brother and sister lived with us but moved out about three years later. Eric and Marion are ten years older than me. So I lived with mum and dad for thirteen years  which sort of made me an only child. I miss my life in Edmonton and my old high school called...

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