Gail Hickman

Gail Hickman

Gail Hickman describes herself as “a cultural mongrel”, with Irish, English, Scottish and Viking heritage. She was born and lived most of her life in South Africa, and is an honorary Zulu. At age 50 she decided to move to England to escape the violence in...
Khaled Alomar, young Syrian

Khaled Alomar, young Syrian

Khaled is Syrian, and 15 years old. He came to Bideford with his family about 3 years ago. Khaled was keen to share his experiences of living here because he and his family now feel safe and enjoy living in Bideford. An important tradition for Khaled and his wider...
Emily Linh Hamilton

Emily Linh Hamilton

Emily is Vietnamese. She met her husband in Vietnam whilst running a successful beauty business. They have been married for 16 years and have a son. The couple moved to Holsworthy as her husband wanted to look after his mother. Coming from a city to a small village...
Jaz Rogers

Jaz Rogers

Jaz Rogers is a 25 year old graffiti and street artist, who has lived in Bideford all his life. His parents came from Hertfordshire to North Devon around twenty years before Jaz was born. Jaz’s mother is White British and his father is from St Kitts. Jaz believes he...