• Scars, summer dresses and the healing touch

    4 monthes ago - By The Guardian

    Most of us have tiny imperfections to tidy up when it's time to show some skin Darker skin scars more easily. I have scars from mostly fun wounds. Memories etched like island-shaped patches on to my skin. There's the super-faint shadow, defiant on my right shoulder blade, from a ridiculous accident involving a hot tub, vintage swimwear and a drag queen cooking jerk chicken on a tiny barbecue. There's the stamp of pain on my bum cheek from when I was adamantly instructing an ex-boyfriend to steam a creased dress I was wearing at the time. More recently, it's the dot to dot of mosquito bites...
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