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PollyHill (Photo: FIRST)
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Pop CultureAugust 3, 2022

PollyHill’s first paranormal encounter

PollyHill (Photo: FIRST)
PollyHill (Photo: FIRST)

Musician PollyHill tells FIRST about a weird green orb, an embarrassing first tattoo and more.

First pet

“We got this little dachshund called Versace from the neighbours. They didn’t like him, so then he was really gorgeous and became ours. And then they came to visit and they stole him back. They stole our dog!”

First tattoo

“It’s this really embarrassing birdcage that I got on my wrist when I was 18, because I thought that I’d found myself. And I really liked Florence and the Machine and my name, Paloma, means dove. And so I’ve got this bird cage and the door’s open because I’m the bird that is free. It’s not only a terrible artistic choice, but it looks like shit too.”

First paranormal experience

“This one’s fucked up. I get scared when I think about it because I know what I saw. I was 16. I was staying at my friend’s house, and the door just kept creaking. We heard that, but we were just like ‘whatevs’. And then from behind the couch, a little green light rose. It’s one thing to have a paranormal experience on your own, but to be there with your mate, holding each other, being like ‘what the fuck is going on?’ That really happened. And I still think about it to this day. It just rose up like an orb of light.”

First car

“A Toyota Cynos. This red thing that my friends called ‘The Dog’s Dick’ because it was… red, like a dog’s dick.”

First fear

“Getting locked in bathrooms! I don’t know why. I don’t know what that means. Probably need to talk to some sort of therapist about that one.”

This episode of FIRST was made with support from NZ On Air.

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