compassion

I, have become comfortably numb… Many of you already know that I’ve recently had a bereavement; I lost a brother, father-figure and best friend of over forty years in January, which hit me harder than I could ever have imagined. I won’t go into too much depth but I was almost struck dumb with pain […]

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Within These Walls

by Lesley

  The Evening Chronicle’s Facebook page posed a question to its readers with the above image: Prisoners may get paid to work in call centres under a new scheme to increase work opportunities in prisons. It is hoped that by working while they serve time they can learn new skills and learn to work in […]

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we need Care Camps instead! I don’t know about you, but I’m fed-up of hearing, seeing and having boot camps rammed down my throat! Everywhere I look it gets mentioned; TV, magazines, Facebook and Twitter – somebody’s always pushing it. And sure, some people need more discipline but forcing it upon them without their underpinning […]

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A Recipe for Life

by Lesley

If only it were that easy… So what’s missing – is there something I’ve forgotten?     

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For obvious reasons I don’t get a lot of testimonials for this – nobody really wants to admit to being traumatised, but the truth of the matter is this; we have ALL been traumatised by something, at some stage in our lives! We could all be classed as damaged goods. In an earlier post I […]

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