Terror + Taking A Semester Off

At six years old, I wrote my first end-of-term examination of primary school, in Class 1. I emerged with the overall first position in my class. The same happened the term after that and the term after that. Then throughout Class 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, Form 1, and two out of three semesters of… Continue reading Terror + Taking A Semester Off

The Infallible Cannot Fall.

You fail so glamorously it is almost worthy of emulation. Pushed off the edge, you topple into an apparently endless, elegant dive that could have been pre-planned. You hit the rocks like a pillow, and sink, submerge wholly as though your body is titanium made of feathers; unbreakable both ways. It is stunning: I lose… Continue reading The Infallible Cannot Fall.