Ugandans often told me their country was the greenest in all of Africa but since arriving in Lusaka, I must disagree.
It’s rainy season here in Zambia. It’s bright, it’s humid and it’s very green.
The heat is engulfing. It hits your face the moment you exit the plane and wraps around you like the warmest of blankets. Continue reading “First impressions. Zambia.”
At war with manic state bipolar
A soul-baring account of an ex-paratrooper’s battle with mental illness
Adam Pearce spent his 21st birthday identifying murdered children in a Bosnian trench and tying brown tags to their toes.
The trench measured eight miles long, 16 feet wide and six feet deep. The children were aged six months to six-years-old. Continue reading “A letter on mental health”
She held her belly and she cried. It was a strong sensation that was felt most internally, in the very core of her stomach. It spread through her veins awakening her arms and legs and it continued into her fingertips and her littlest of toes.
Continue reading “Blossom”
I lay here in bed.
I awoke early, it’s 6am.
Last night, I learned the meaning of terror.
To fear pain and trauma. To fear death.
Continue reading “A Letter on Terror”
Hi there, my name is Laura. I am a journalist.
I like pictures, I like letters and I like to explore. Continue reading “A letter from Laura”