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Why don’t teenagers like wearing coats?

Published by Emma Lee-Potter in on Sunday 31st March 2013

Teenagers and coats are still a mystery to me. My daughter used to head to the bus stop on the coldest, wettest days without a coat, insisting she didn’t feel cold at all. My son soon followed suit, setting off for school in a shirt and jeans in the depths of winter. But now he’s older (18) and wiser I thought he’d been converted to the idea of coats. Except ...keep reading

Why don’t teenagers wear winter coats?

Published by Emma Lee-Potter in on Wednesday 7th December 2011

Arctic blizzards are set to battle the UK this week, the north is blanketed in snow and even here in the soft south there’s a wintery chill in the air. Bearing all that in mind, it seemed perfectly reasonable to ask my son whether he planned to wear a coat to school this morning. “No,” he growled, hardly glancing up from his bowlful of Frosties. (At least he eats breakfast ...keep reading