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Live Life Left! Celebrating International Left-Handers Day

11 August 2017 by Emma Kuttappa

In honour of International Left-Handers Day (13 August) our Internal Communications Officer, Emma Kuttappa, talks about why she will be celebrating this Sunday –

I’m fiercely proud of being left-handed, its part of what makes me who I am. I’m lucky to have been brought up by parents who didn’t challenge it or try to change me. Historically for many others though, this wasn’t the case. Being left-handed was considered ‘wrong’ and associated with evil; southpaws were considered to be ‘children of the Devil’ (such a wicked thing to make children grow up believing that, I’m still outraged even if it may have been centuries ago!). Read more…



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