Right from the start, I’ve had a deep seated urge to create something. By nature, a dreamer I was attracted to art in all its forms. Music, literature, painting and sculpture all captured my imagination but some of these things I showed zero aptitude for. I am one of the few people who has the distinction of failing visual art as a subject in junior secondary. I didn’t just fail — I failed miserably with a score in the high twenties that was generously rounded up to thirty.

Ultimately, I found writing as easy as falling off a log. That…

Mark Hodgetts

Freelance writer, musician, non — aligned political junkie, all round pain in the arse

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