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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
It's recorded in Hansard. On 2 July 2013 in The House of Lords at The Houses of Parliament in the Palace of Westminster (pic) Lord Smith of Leigh said .
"Although I did not realise it at the Read more [...]