I’ve never climbed Mount Everest
but I have climbed a steep hill in Cassiobury Park.
I’ve never ridden a horse
but I have seen a donkey at Willow’s Farm.
I’ve never run 100 meters in the Olympics
but I have run the sprint on Sports Day at Lee Valley.
I’ve never seen the Queen in person
but I have seen her face on a stamp.
I’ve never sat in a yellow Porsche
but I have sat in a silver Mercedes GLA, which belonged to my grandparents.
I’ve never been to the moon
but I have seen it amongst the twinkling stars.
I’ve never been on TV
but I have filmed a home-horror movie.
I’ve never driven a car
but I have ridden a black and turquoise bike.
I’ve never written a book
but I have written a poem.