Maraehakao

I loved Maraehakao as a child. It was my second favourite place to go camping, and it was somehow always magical and strange, as the location would suggest. It is also my topic for day twenty one, given to me by my dad, Charles. (If you are joining Emmeline’s story today, welcome! It might help for you…

After midnight

Stephanie gave me some great observations, and the excellent topic of stereotypes after being obliged to endure the evening at an awkward house party. Having found a neat little way to utilise such a topic, I now need to pop out at 11pm and jump on a bus to snap the cover photo for this one……

Nostalgia

My favourite Italian vampire, Lorenzo, gave me the topic for day nineteen. Nostalgia, however pure and innocent, can also be a destructive force when we cling too tight to the memory of something long gone. (If you are joining Emmeline’s story today, welcome! It might help for you to begin here.) Nostalgia. J R Manawa. None…

For Sale

For day eighteen I have had to wrangle with the rather devious topic of sex. Thank you for dropping me in a real challenge, Miss Abi Rose, I know you loved it. I’ve decided to use it to highlight a topic I feel quite passionately about, the plight of Human Trafficking and the use of…

A photo worth a thousand words

I believe Donia was sitting on a beach somewhere in Cambodia when she came up with the unusual topic of missing fathers. Seeing as the theme of fathers – missing, dead or disturbing – is central to the story so far, day seventeen seemed the perfect day for it. (If you are joining Emmeline’s story…