Romantic Story: Ah! A new year approaches and a new love story pokes its nose out of the frozen earth. Mandy Stillwell was 14 and perhaps more misunderstood than mischievous, but sometimes when you get a reputation it sticks. It is her teacher's job to find out what her problem is, but in so doing, he changes more than one life. As usual, what sex there is, is largely implied, and the story is set in the UK and uses idiomatic British English throughout.