The blind truth about migraines

A light turns on and now I see only flickering objects and flashing faces. “Maybe it’ll pass” I tell myself as I look down at my right hand which I can only see half of. “Sometimes it does.” My body tingles. My hands shake. As my peripheral vision blurs for longer than 5 minutes I…

Reflecting on my first person pieces

For this piece I chose to write about my experience of trying out rowing from scratch at the beginning of university. I chose this, as I knew it would be easy to make it in to an engaging piece, because I could be expressive in my language and imagery and back it up with photographs…