Abuse in childhood is most evident in the internal life of the adult. Many of us went into the care system simply to be cared for only to find ourselves stuck in a kafkaesque nightmare at Wood End. Read more [...]
In approximately seven meetings over a few months my team in Manchester have found a venue and presents and food and a chef and volunteers for the young care leavers of The North West of England. They Read more [...]
Asking for help is a big deal for me. I used to think it was a sign of weakness. Now I realise it's a sign of strength and development. If you can't ask for help you can't grow.
So help me please. Read more [...]
Thanks for your advice to cold rental seas. It helped kick start me to action. My circumstances are the same but I’m standing with eyes open rather than bowed with eyes closed. I'm still looking Read more [...]
Here's "How To Fly". It's a music video by young people in or from care. I'm inspired by the strength and compassion of young people who are without their family in childhood. The capacity to Read more [...]
The head of an arts centre – who will remain nameless - said to me “you only get work because you’re black”. It was just a few years ago. The arts centre is still funded by The Arts Council. Read more [...]