This is my sister and I in 1998, in her flat in Camden Town, London.
Yes, she lived in Camden Town, how hip was she?
Yes, that is a poster of Brad Pitt (who looks like he’s kicking me in the head). He was with me from 1995 to 1998.
Yes, that is an ironing board behind us.
Yes, that is a paper cutout of people holding hands in the top right corner, stuck on a wall.
Yes, we are sitting in mismatched kitchen chairs.
Yes, we are in the kitchen, which was also the living room (and my ‘bedroom’).
Yes, that is my sister with her hair in braids.
Yes, she had an eyebrow ring.
Yes, she wore over-sized shirts in winter.
Yes, that is me, age 22.
Yes, I had a nose ring (though you can barely see it here).
Yes, I had a terrible haircut.
Yes, I bunked out at my sister’s tiny 2-bedroom flat with her flatmate for 6 months, from summer to winter, living out of my suitcase.
Yes, I worked as a waitress and bartender while looking for a real job.
Yes, it was the best and worst time of my life.
Linking up with Kiddothings Picnesday.
Where were you in 1998?