Few moments from your childhood live on. Memories are often suppressed. Yet, a smell, a sound, can immediately transport you back, to relive what you felt at the time. Mostly not by choice, you’re called to this memory for a reason. This season’s theme led me to explore suppressed memories and led to surprising discoveries about who I am.
Writer, reader, teacher and coach, Roy Mears was, for several years, author of The Week That Was for The Climate Project. He has been published in PEN Quarterly and Melbourne Observer.
Memoria is written, produced, edited and presented by Natalie V.
The Cream Bun is written and read by Roy Mears.
Music in this episode is by Blue Dot Sessions, “Sage The Hunter” and “Plaque”.
Illustrations by Peta Manning. Her book, See Me Doodle, is out now.
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