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What are you shy about?

I’m shy about my accent. The minute someone asks “so, where are you from?” I can feel the blush creeping up my neck and I want to be anywhere but there. I don’t know why it makes me shy – maybe its because with one sentence they’ve reminded me that I am a foreigner, an outsider. I quite like the safety of “belonging”.

What are you shy about?

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2 thoughts on “What are you shy about?

  1. Bronwyn on said:

    Oh dear, oh dear. Don’t develop the awful twang!

  2. Im painfully shy of my singing… I know I dont suck, but I dont sing beautifully either… but if I realise that someone is listening or if someone asks me to sing I start croaking like a frog… every time!

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