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This wonderful account is tweeting a teenage diary from 1981 Northern Ireland

A must-follow for anyone with a heart.

IN 1981, A 13-year-old girl in Northern Ireland kept a diary of teenage angst, boys, hunger strikes and the pop charts.

Thirty-three years later, the diary’s owner is live-tweeting her diary entries day-by-day. The results are funny, touching, and utterly wonderful.

She talks about shopping, and annoying people:

Test results and bomb scares:

Her cousin meeting Johnny Logan:


The charts:



And days like this:

Go and follow @NrnIrnGirl1981 immediately.

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Michael Freeman

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