One Year Down


On the morning of the 16th June 2007 I sat in a Hotel room in Trinidad dying the death of a thousand camels and deciding whether I should accept the plane ticket to London just emailed to me or use the money my Dad had wired to get me the hell out of dodge, catch first flight to Costa Rica, then Florida and finally home to some serious explaining of what I’d been up to. Whatever choices we make in life lead to consequences and over the six years I spent in UK jails I often shuddered at the thought of Costa Rica and Florida. I had 1.1kilos (originally suggested as 2 kilos) of 47% purity cocaine stitched into the lining of my bag. To this day I still believe the .1 of a kilo was the weight of the masking tape of the packaging. Enough to warrant the 12yr…

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About micsirwin

I'm a Postgraduate student at Queens studying Criminology, writer, poet and lover of integrity, dignity, respect and morality
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