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Amelia Langford

Amelia is a writer and journalist who has worked in print and broadcasting. This essay is taken from the collection ‘Liz Taylor, My Family, & Other Misfits’ written in 2017 when Amelia was a member of the Master of Creative Writing programme at the University of Auckland. Raised in Wellington, Amelia now lives in Westmere, Auckland and works for Radio New Zealand.

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Small Country

My father and brother are standing by an old yellow Mercedes Benz I’ve never seen before. Dad’s wearing a pair of blue-tinted aviators. I’m pleasantly surprised — sometimes he wears women’s sunglasses without realising and if a person kindly points it out to him, he doesn't seem to care. As…
Amelia Langford
November 20, 2017