Sofa Enlightenment

by Robert Broughton

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#3 – Getting High

School is not for him, the narrator decides. He leaves school again and starts work as a purchasing trainee. Around that time the first disco opens in Sydney, and the narrator begins a life of rock music, casual relationships, sex, and smoking marijuana. A move to a shared house in 1967 finally provides him with a full-fledged hippie lifestyle. He also starts selling drugs. That year his father dies.

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