NEW! Drop Down Now Included In Vertex

This month another new addition to the Vertex Framework is the S5 Ultimate Drop Down. This is a feature that was seen in several Shape 5 designs. Many have asked how to add to other designs so we decided to build this into the framework so every design here on out will have this functionality. Be sure to read more about this new feature here: Features:

  • Customize almost everything! Shadows, borders, gradient, opacity
  • Contains 6 module positions drop_down_1, drop_down_2, drop_down_3, drop_down_4, drop_down_5 and drop_down_6
  • Auto adjust to the height of your content
  • Set your own open and close text
  • And many more features!
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Nov 2016

Dear Diary

March 15 1954 3:00am:

Dear Diary,

I don’t understand this.

I’ve been convicted for five months. Five months of jail.

And I don’t even know what for.

I was innocently panning in the creek, hoping desperately to unveil those telltale glints like mini Suns amongst the murky, revolting muck from the base of the river. The policeman stormed up to me. He forced me around to face him nearly crushing my shoulder beneath his rough vice grip, a foreboding look of delirious pleasure creeping across his face. Then he demanded my licence.

Now this is the part I’m lost about. Startled by his order, I told him it was in my tent, where I’d tucked it away for safekeeping.

And then he goes and declares me arrested.

I was so astonished, so consumed by sudden fear that I slopped the muddy contents of my pan all over my front.

I couldn’t believe my ears.

It didn’t get better at the Court either. The judge was insistent that I wasn’t in “possession” of my licence, which was ridiculous because I’d paid the monthly fee and in turn received a licence just the day before.

No matter how much I argued this, the judge wouldn’t have it. Completely blew a fuse at me after a while and started hollering on, red faced and quaking, that my offence was “unmistakable” and couldn’t be bypassed without imposing sufficient punishment.

Sufficient punishment my behind. They threw me into this dank, repulsive shoe box sized cell for nothing.

Well, at least I reckon so.

You should see the reactions I get when I confide my puzzlement to my fellow cell mates. Some laugh themselves hoarse and claim me a mindless imbecile and others merely smile with an agitating mixture of pity and sympathy and reassure me that I’ll be out soon, like I’m a juvenile, simpering infant who loathes school.

Both these responses drive me inexplicably mad. Even more so than my muddling confusion and not to mention, paranoia.

Father is going to annihilate me once I’m out of here. The mortal shame and embarrassment he must feel to have a son who landed himself in prison and isn’t an ounce aware of his crime. My father has an alarmingly short tolerance and temper which definitely isn’t fortified enough to sustain such levels of sub optimism. Just the thought of the beating, lecturing and shunning I will receive from him makes my skin crawl and gut churn.

Why am I here? God, please tell me why I am here?

Oh no. I hear the guard coming.

Have to go,

J.B Humffray, 17.


Writers name: Hannah Vignone 9SA


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