Catrina Davies was born in Snowdonia and grew up around Land's End, Cornwall. She has worked as a DJ, gardener, circus cellist, cleaner, TEFL teacher, dog walker, flower-picker, builder and waitress. She has also released two records. Her first book The Ribbons are for Fearlessness is a memoir about busking from Norway to Portugal. Homesick is her second book.
You will marvel at the beauty of this book, and rage at the injustice it reveals. - George Monbiot An incredibly moving book. To find peace and a sense of home between the sea and the stars after a life so profoundly affected by the housing crisis, is truly inspirational. - Raynor Winn, bestselling author of The Salt Path Poignant, honest and very timely - a report from the edges of a fraying culture. - Paul Kingsnorth, author of Beast This book is star witness for a generation whose lives have been so injured by the housing crisis. It is funny and furious, tender and true. - Jay Griffiths, prize-winning author of Wild A memoir full of heart and soul. Passionate and perceptive, Davies writes with great insight about the past, her childhood, her relationship with the sea and the land. Homesick is a moving, thoughtful and joyful book. - James Macdonald Lockhart, prize-winning author of Raptor A marvel, a tonic of wildness - Homesick is a gently powerful and deeply beautiful read - Hugh Warwick, author of Linescapes