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Share A Secret Reviewed

Share A Secret Reviewed looks at the weekly Share A Secret column in Australia's biggest-selling magazine, Woman's Day. We at Gusworld love it, and we hope you will too. We don't give away the plot (that would be unfair and a possible breach of copyright); we just tell you what the headline is and describe the stunning artwork that goes with it.

Woman's Day dated September 2nd, 1996

I BROKE UP MY TEACHER'S MARRIAGE

Just one look at the hunky new teacher and she knew she had to have him, even though he had a young wife


This week's picture for Share A Secret is one of the oddest we've seen for some time. To the left, a deranged woman is holding a lipstick in one hand and dangling an ugly banana-coloured telephone in the other. Fashion tip: don't wear a white blouse with dark blue rose-like things on it. To the right, a woman in a particularly attractive pink check shirt holds another telephone (which I instantly recognised as standard issue from Consolidated Press a few years ago). Even the presence of a red t-shirt is only vaguely reassuring.

All doesn't become clear when we read the actual tale, detailing how hunky Mr Clark the English teacher turned out to be the next-door neighbour as well as a bona fide man-sized teenage lust inducer. Hopeless romantics will be pleased to know, though, that the marriage was not permanently wrecked and teenage virtue was not defiled. Well, not much anyway.


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