from Bristol

Sixth piece of fortnight writing. The subject - 'honesty' - was given to me by Stephanie Brotchie, an Australian artist, producer, writer, and idiot currently based in London. Thanks to Paul White for sending me the photograph that I have written this piece about.

I'm now taking a fortnight holiday from fortnight writing as Clerke and Joy are taking our show
Volcano on the road.


This is me.

It’s probably the most ‘attractive’ I’ve ever looked given the circumstances. The circumstances being that all of the things I am generally self-conscious about are on show.

1.     I am more or less in profile, which accentuates both the bump on my nose and my slightly harsh jawline.

2.     Also that inbetween hair, undecided length

3.     I have a small spot to the right of my mouth, which is where I still develop small spots.

I like the fact that I am wearing the number 42 – I grew up in a household where that was the answer to life, the universe and everything long before I had ever heard of Douglas Adams and the hitchhikers guide. It is my mother’s favourite number. I am my mother’s favourite (and only) daughter.

The eyebrows took ages, but I’m happy with how they turned out.

It’s summer and my freckles are out.

This photo has attained 58 facebook likes in the 24 hours since I made it my profile picture. This is more ‘likes’ than any other photograph of me has ever achieved. There are 1303 phtographs of me on facebook, so on a very simple level we can assume that this photo ranks number 1 out of 1303.

People who facebook like this photograph:

Siannie Moodie
Ria Jade Hartley
Alice Caitlin Eagle

Hazel Terry
Joe Clerke

Eleanor Fogg
Jude Moñey

Frau Kah
Michael Wolchover

AnnaMaria Pin
Sarah Kate Jones

Maya Lucas Livingstone
Anna Sinfield

Silverley Allen
Sarah Hudson

Lucie Crystal
Jonathan P'ng

Hannah Dean
Mel Shearsmith

Jennifer Rose Evershed Hayward
Isabella Amy Shirley-Miller

Claire Adams Ferguson
Yahya Abdullah

Tish Afshar
John Colinharold Valenciadevalence

Eli Duggan
Rosanna Hall

Marja Verde
Emma Downie

Juniper-Rose Eilidh McDougall
Bee Daws

Delia Spatareanu
Elizabeth Baxter

Louise 'Jam' White
Ben Crowden

Nina Kareis Livingstone
Jo Hellier

Katie Carmex
Grace Nicol

Malcy Russell
Alex Varley-Winter

Catarina Aimée Dahms
Jenni Fletcher

Kate Downie
Lola Rodríguez

Emily Granozio
Annelies Puddy

Cara Guineapig Davies
Theo Lamb

Kayleigh Fellows
Kim Moore

Antony 'Alfie' Pothecary
Abby Butcher

Jamie Reibl
Virginia Gillard

Helen Elizabeth Rae Cheshire
Rachael T Borthwick

Jess Williams

This is not me. This is a photograph of someone else.