Roller Coastering Along

As a teacher of English to speakers of other languages, my love of storytelling has stood me in good stead at times, especially in quieter groups or as a means of encouraging language learners to tell their own stories and thus practice the use and function of past tenses in English.

At times, I realise that some of my stories sound a bit far-fetched, exaggerated or simply invented but I swear that I don't NEED to invent, things just happen.

Getting to Liverpool and Romy into the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts has been a relatively smooth path and a simple story in the telling. It was an idea, then a plan, then a series of checks and interviews together with a heavy reliance on a sister (who has always gone above