NNNNNineteen 19 Cynthia

N-N-N-N-NINETEEN 19: Cynthia

Cynthia The sweltering July heat is making me crazy. Or maybe I’ve been crazy for ages. Why else would I lock myself down here? “I’m taking you to the doctor,” Little Jo says. She’s fixing a hole in my sock with an actual needle and thread.... Read More...
N-N-N-N-Nineteen 13 Cynthia

N-N-N-N-NINETEEN 13: Cynthia

Cynthia By the time it gets dark, it’s just me and Ella. I gawp at her from where I’m sprawled out on the falling-apart sofa. She’s sprawled out on the falling-apart armchair. “Haven’t you got anything better to do than hang around her... Read More...
NNNNNineteen chapter 5 Ayley


Ayley I work harder and longer than I ever did when I was at school. Every second feels like it needs grabbing. I use each moment until there’s nothing left of it to use. Time is precious. I understand that now. It’s not that I don’t understand h... Read More...


Favourite artists: Billie Eilish, Coldplay, Yungblud, Elton John, David Bowie, Ariana Grande, The Beach Boys, The Beatles, Lana Del Rey
Favourite album: Eddie Vedder – Into The Wild
Favourite song: The Beatles – Across The Universe
Best gig: Billie Eilish @ Glastonbury
Lyric worth remembering: ‘I’m not afraid anymore’