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 [...]
The care system is where young people go for safety and protection yet many of the child victims of abuse cases, that have dominated the news agenda this year, were already in the care system.The 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 [...]
All details of how the team organised The Christmas Dinner 2013 for care leavers are within this blog. Sally and The Tope Project who did a Christmas Dinner in London in 2012 inspired me to instigate Read more [...]
The scandal tearing through Britain about missing home office files on alleged child abuse rankles. It's happening to me. Now NSPCC wants to make covering up chlid abuse, by hiding files, a crime. 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 [...]