ByNora Thurkle

Nora is an aspiring teacher and aspiring writer in London, UK. Her ambition is to have a cat and a dog who are friends.

  1. There were five of us. One was a little embarrassed; she was the only one who really had other friends. One was cheerfully uncomprehending, but happy to be involved with the group’s latest obsession. The rest of us were devoted to whatever short-lived passion struck us at the time. It was December 2001, and The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring had just been released. We weren’t put off by that grandiose,…