James Hawthorn likes writing stories about a time every adult has faced; that fragile
moment between childhood and maturity. It was a frightening and confusing time, but
one which held lessons which will remain for a lifetime.
Something about youth that encourages young people to try the unknown, the forbidden.
The taboo, the illicit, appear more exciting and attractive. Is this because young
people feel that now is the time for them to “do their own thing”. Or, perhaps it
is strictly a biological phenomenon.