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Last in Foleshill: My Heart Is In Zimbabwe, But My Home Is Now Coventry
Episode 39th May 2022 • Our Cov • Coventry City of Culture Trust
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12 years ago Last and her son arrived in Coventry, homeless, seeking refuge. They eventually found a new home in Bannerbrook Park, the former home of Massey Ferguson.

But Last admits she was reluctant to embrace the city at first.

After witnessing pain, anguish and sorrow living in hostels with fellow asylum seekers, Last went on to graduate with the University of Warwick and set up her own company - Inini, which this year has been supported by Coventry City of Culture.

In this episode, over a cup of coffee, we come back to where it started for Last in Coventry - at a social supermarket and food bank, and a venue close to her heart - Foleshill Community Centre.

For more about Inini, visit

‘Our Cov’ podcast series is a Coventry City of Culture Trust commission, created and produced by A Small Furry Bear Productions.

Sound design and exec producer: Clare Freeman. Assistant producer: Holly Close.

Features music by Mintakaa. You can hear their songs on Spotify.

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