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13th November 2013 – needle

As the nurse removes the cap, its fresh newness gleams in the strip lighting. The point is tear drop shaped and hollow. Pushed gently into my arm by an expert hand, it first dents then pierces the skin, searching for … Continue reading

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21st August 2013 – plait

She starts it behind her head, then expertly flicks it round to the front and ties the end off with a hairband. She is so young yet growing fast, as the deftness of her plaiting shows.

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