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'It was numbers - subtraction, division, fractions - that frightened me. They seemed to grow in my exercise book, looming large until I couldn’t think straight. I used to curl the ends of the paper with my fingers, ripping the edges slowly, because it was infinitely easier than trying to work out the maths sums.'

Most people don't know I have a lifelong anxiety around numbers and maths. 

Read my article about dyscalculia over on SBS Voices

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