Reason for stopping: beachball of doom. Also this was like pulling teeth. Adorable is not my strong point.
Tyop: gathering dada
Mean things: Intimidating adults catching you being immature. Conversely, overly exuberant children.
Nice things: beds that are excellent for jumping up and down. Teachers who respect your right to self-determination.
Things my characters haven't told me: all the stuff on the previous lists plus the difference between casual and semiformal dress.
Books in progress: Iain M. Banks, Use of Weapons