Facts, fears and fables…part 1

Before I begin I would like to highlight a few things in respect of my personal experience. My shortest sentence was one of 4 months detention centre in 1985. My longest sentence was in 2004 when I received 54 months. My last sentence, for which I am still on licence, was 45 months in 2015. … Continue reading Facts, fears and fables…part 1

Maintaining family ties?

The Forgotten Victim  © Alison Henderson  Published: December 2007 A person's comment:   "That's her there! Her hubby's inside!" "How can she stand by him?" a neighbour cried! "I'd throw away the lock and key!"' "That husband of hers should never be free!" ≈ "That woman can do so much better than him!" "I'd throw all his … Continue reading Maintaining family ties?

#2019TYOR – The Year Of Reform.

Personally, I feel that there are far too many agencies doing the same sort of work, and, from the same pot of money. Suggestions of merging or a tangible national council of agencies have stayed merely that. So, instead, why not get behind one national message, and make 2019 The Year of Reform #2019TYOR. I … Continue reading #2019TYOR – The Year Of Reform.

Part 2 of Chapter four ish!!

So after being released from Runwell I went back to Canvey, things weren't the same though, I was out of work, still not feeling great, in a relationship I didn't care about and started drinking again. It all come to head on Christmas day that year, her family were there, Mum, Dad, Sister, Brother in … Continue reading Part 2 of Chapter four ish!!

It starts here!!! Chapter 1

It was suggested to me yesterday, by a close friend, that my blog contained a lot of negative stuff, to which I had to agree. I started thinking about something positive that I could write about, there was quite a few I came up with, however, they all needed further explanation. I then read 'The … Continue reading It starts here!!! Chapter 1

Yet to be written!! (thanks Grace)

  Onwards and upwards though, I am giving myself this weekend to wallow in whatever self pitying bullshit I can possibly muster, then tomorrow the battle shall commence once again. Above is the last paragraph I wrote in my previous blog Silent fight, The day battle commenced was Monday 20th, two days ago. It is … Continue reading Yet to be written!! (thanks Grace)