Growing up in the 80iest UK was difficult for most young people, especially the mixed and black youths from that era. Due to her light skinned appearance Alicia was singled out and bullied throughout her school life, that was until Jackie joined her school and protected her from the taunts of the bullies. Alicia Jackie and a few others held together a loving friendship that would stand the test of time. However, Alicia’s bullying past played a significant part in the choices of relationships she formed appearing to attract deceitful bulling men, as she grew from a child into woman hood, but that all appeared to change when now in her 30ties she fell into the arms of a sexy 15 years younger rude boy…. Would their lustful relationship blossom into something special or was it just that… moments of lust that would disappear into the night?

Alicia’s past was

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