"To deny your impulses is to deny the very thing that makes you human" Born and bred in Johannesburg, South Africa, my life has been filled with incredible adventure, unforgettable memories and moments along with real elements of danger. I have travelled extensively through Africa and a bit of Europe when I emigrated to the UK for several years, but found myself not myself as I am a true ‘African’ girl and returned home to South Africa where I currently reside. I have always thoroughly enjoyed writing and often kept journals from a young age about my experiences through life growing up – truly entertaining reading and ‘re-living’ those experiences so many years ago…ah to be young and innocent again! With my massive interest in writing, I decided I wanted to take it further than just simply jotting down thoughts and feelings in a journal. So, I decided to sign up and enrol at the SA Writers’ College to strengthen my writing ability and home in on different styles of writing.