Christy Powell

Christy Powell was born in Hong Kong and had a fairly unconventional upbringing living on a small island called Lamma in the South China Sea. Her family was the only non-Chinese family on the island, and Christy went to school every day by fishing boat. Her island life changed dramatically when at the age of eight she was sent to boarding school in Kent. At the age of eighteen Christy spent a year living in a remote village in the Sierra Norte Mountains of Mexico. It was a lonely experience,...See more