Tag: Elitism

Council Estate Girl

I was born, and sped to work, in a British society, not quite high society, council estate girl, lost in the trees, staring up at stars, and making plans, in crayon. I worked on my grammar, to get into grammar, but my grandma always told me, it was better to shine in the safety of the state, than to struggle at the top. My … Read More Council Estate Girl



When I was seventeen, I decided to go to university. I had considered, and dismissed it before, but at seventeen, an English teacher remarked of his hopes for me to continue my studies at university, and I decided “why the fuck not?” So, off to university I went. I decided to do a course in creative writing, and was excited at the prospect of … Read More Twilight