Well that was weird 3: How I ended up on a dot in the middle of the Pacific…

I always had ambitions to travel. I remember being young and my parents (while they were still together) taking us to places while they tried to get visas for Australia. Aged 11, I remember my mam talking about nurses who'd emigrated to Saudi Arabia who earned a fortune working for people who had gold taps … Continue reading Well that was weird 3: How I ended up on a dot in the middle of the Pacific…

Why Am I Doing This To Myself: 2. The Poetry Slam, January 2018.

I can feel my breathing getting shallower and quicker. I’m nervous. I never get nervous. Six teachers, well five teachers and me – the only female – are sat on stage in front of maybe 200 students and staff… well maybe 100 but the lecture theatre seems full. No one comes with a banner for … Continue reading Why Am I Doing This To Myself: 2. The Poetry Slam, January 2018.