Leave a heart shaped space in your mouth.You will exit the cinema in an altered state. Be careful on the way home. Make sure you are safe. See the UK premier of Mercy Mercy at The Ritzy in Brixton Read more [...]
If there is one thing to do in National Adoption Week see this film on Nov 6th at Ritzy Cinema in Brixton. Get a group and go. Or go alone. Or with a loved one or friend.
The fate of two families Read more [...]
I am seeking poems from young people in care and care leavers between the ages of 12 to 25. The poems will be part of an exciting galleryexhibition called Salander taking place at The Roundhouse. Read more [...]
On February 24th I wrote a blog Abuse in Oaklands Children’s Home?”. In it I recall a memory of thirty years when in Oaklands childrens home a young boy told me he'd been abused. In the blog Read more [...]
The adoptive mother describes the child whom they'd taken some years earlier from Ethiopia as having grown into a person with a wild look in her eyes. It was like seeing an exorcist. This is immediately Read more [...]
Today I introduced children's authors onto stage at Southbankcentre's Imagine Festival for Letterbox Live . Letterbox Live celebrates The Letterbox Club for which I am patron. Letterbox Club gets books Read more [...]
For young people who are in or from care a free creative holiday at Arvon in Devon. TEN PLACES LEFT. Read on then please share this post.
If you are between the ages of 16 and 24 a careleaver Read more [...]
Every child in care (above 13) and leaving care should have their own facebook page. Anonymising children in the care system is practised more often than not to protect the institution. On that Read more [...]
I know alot of people but Christmas can be difficult and remains family-less. I say this because The Tope Project is a brilliant idea for care-leavers in the UK. It’s a volunteer project aiming Read more [...]
“Foster Kid Is Poetry Champ” reads the Sun Newspaper this morning. Another child from The Superhero Project has won a national award. The first was a boy called Robert Marston who won the Foyles Read more [...]