Think like a Left-handed Monk


It's International Left-handers day on August 13th, and any lefties like me will know the awkwardness of being left-handed in a dominant right-hand world. As a child, I was always left feeling like an idiot because I couldn't use right-handed scissors at school (and they didn't have any left-handed ones). When my Nan taught me to sew, I had to turn everything upside down, and when my best friend tried to teach me how to crochet, well, let's just say, I had to find a left hand-tutorial on YouTube in order to get it!


These days, things are much better as people, especially teachers, are far more understanding. Being Left-handed no longer carries the stig