Posts Tagged ‘the strap’

Our story began here. Sylvia had no idea what was happening to her. Each morning she would wake up and consider how crazy her whole situation was. She tried to tell herself that she had lost control and had no choice, but it was a lie. She had made a choice the day she had […]


In 1977 Julie was 18 and went on one of her last family holidays before heading off to college. What follows is a fictionalised account of a true story. Mum and Dad were pretty strict and as the eldest, my brother was six years younger than I, I tended to attract all the heat. Now […]