SJ: Was Colette’s writing something she enjoyed, or simply reflecting on the world around her? AMCC: It was what she wanted to do, but she only wrote looking back, out of distress. Her A-Level self portrait was so disturbing the teacher warned us did we want to see it….

SJ: Was Colette’s writing something she enjoyed, or simply reflecting on the world around her? AMCC: It was what she wanted to do, but she only wrote looking back, out of distress. Her A-Level self portrait was so disturbing the teacher warned us did we want to see it….