The Writing Piece*

Wandering around in cobblestone streets. Listening to people speaking a language you understand, but with an unusual accent. Smells and sounds that are strange. Music, a warm breeze, the sun high in the sky. Square houses along wide streets, with street art covering the wall all the way up to the top of the roof. Coffee shops on every street corner. Fascinating, wonderful strange people everywhere.

Everything I saw around me was new and exciting. Still, there was something about the landscape thousands of miles away from my hometown that still reminded me of where I grew up. We drove past cliffs, big waves rolling on the surface of the sea, and mountains covered in deep green trees. I gazed out of the car window and said to my friend who sat beside me: ‘it looks a bit like driving around Northern Norway, doesn’t it?’

About haringeyunchained

Haringey Unchained is a collective of students aiming to show case the creative talent of Haringey Sixth Form College in Tottenham, London. We think that through the promotion of our creative thoughts, we can educate our community, bringing to the foreground the critical and creative consciousness of a vibrant school in a deprived part of London. We are endeavouring to provide this blog as a platform for our community, giving the space to those whose work otherwise might not be seen or read. Being that the cuffs are off, we are able to express through our photography, art, short fiction and poetry, what’s really on our minds. We are free.

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