• Telling Your Story

    Ubud Writers & Readers Festival 2018

    Selamat siang! Good afternoon from Ubud. It’s takes a few days to acclimatise to Bali after arriving from Melbourne. The heat, humidity and hustle ambushed me the moment I stepped off the plane. The only way to deal with it is to go with the flow. For years I’ve been looking longingly at the Ubud Writers Festival program, telling myself that one day I’ll go. As with many things that have happened for me this year, the universe conspired and here I am. As a way of really immersing myself, I put my name down as a volunteer. The festival, now in its fifteenth year, opened with a prayer to…