Time for the truth…
1. My Teddy Bear once spoke to me. TRUE. Or at least, I believe she did. I’m a believe in dragons, believe in Father Christmas, believe that your toys come alive when you’re not looking kind of girl. This might make me a little strange to some of you, but hey-ho, that’s who I am! One day I’ll tell you about the time I saw a fairy!
2. I own a ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’ first edition hardback book. FALSE. Unfortunately! I love the books, and wish I could have gone to Hogwarts. This probably doesn’t suprise you after reading the above!
3. I’m a synesthete. FALSE. I don’t have this condition – sorry Sian! I find it very intriguing though, as I teach a lot about using the senses in creative writing. Often our students find it hard to fit in descriptions other than what they can see, so it’s interesting to get them to push their boundaries and include other senses in their stories and poems. I found out about Synesthesia from this book: