I'm really chuffed to have a piece included on the Dangerous Women project today, both as it gives me a chance to express some of the thoughts that have been in the front of my mind for the past four months and because it's such an awesome collection of essays, poems, testimonies and stories to be [...]
I love researching and I love thinking ideas through. Sometimes this means I get mired in my own head: getting thoughts onto paper becomes a chore because they're never going to be as good as they are in my head. If that chimes for you, scroll to the end of this post for a quick fix.
A Naxi saying — that sounds a little like ‘tia hu pe la tcher’ — translates as ‘when you are happy, so very happy, every part of you is happy including the faeces inside you’ My novella-length creative non-fiction book, There & Now: a writer's perspective on everyday life in South West China, is [...]