Monthly Archives: April 2014

Arriving in Bolivia

The flight is long, perhaps too long.  I am exhausted by the time we touch down in Santa Cruz. Going through security is a journey in itself.  I could have travelled to France from London in the time it takes … Continue reading

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Winning the Saltire/British Council Travel Bursary

As a three year old I fell out of my aunt’s seventh storey apartment while visiting my mother’s country Bolivia. As a consequence to this I spent several months in hospital, started primary school late and had to learn how … Continue reading

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Meeting Carol Ann Duffy and The Ted Hughes Awards

The Ted Hughes Awards It feels like the first day of spring outside as I step into the Savile Club who are hosting The Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry alongside The National Poetry Competition. My high heels … Continue reading

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