Making Friends with Failure

We need to talk about failure. Or rather, we need to talk differently about failure. Failure is something we’re conditioned to dread and not really talk about … and yet…

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The Gritty Truth About Writing

It was a Saturday night. My head was thumping and my eyes were sore. My entire body ached – especially my shoulders, which were knotted tight. How much longer will…

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Be Proud of Where You Come From

‘How come I never get invited round to your house for tea?’ my friend Jane asked one day as we embarked upon another epic game of French skipping in the school…

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