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Hoping for green light for green space

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Ever since my son started school, all I'd been dreaming of was for his semester break to come, because the early mornings were taking their toll on me. When it finally rolled around, I was faced with a big question: What are we going to do? 

Given the temperature, we can't stay home without turning on the air-conditioner, and that's not ideal for both health and financial reasons. We can, of course, go to the department stores, but I am so tired of saying no when my son asks me to buy more toys.

A memory flashed before me, of the time I was in New York City and took a walk in Central Park. I saw little kids running around, mummies and daddies reading while sitting on park benches. Bigger children skateboarded, rollerbladed, practiced B-Boy moves or whatever. Everyone had something fun to do at the park. It's a wonderful place to be. Why don't I take my son to the park? Because there is no convenient park to take him to, that's why.

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