Whilst I was a serving prisoner I engaged with agencies, both internal and external, in how to try and improve life inside, I have recently been given a copy of some of my work that I created in prison and thought I would share. The following is from a letter I wrote to the Independent … Continue reading A darker side of life!!!
Let's begin with some great news. I was released from prison, this time around, on the 9th June 2017, so to be able to say that I will be starting work for Future Projects, on the 1st November, as a trainee support worker, makes me extremely proud. So begins the next chapter of my life, … Continue reading Off we go!!!!
Over the years I have been diagnosed, though now days I prefer labelled, with a variety of disorders. Anti-social personality disorder, borderline personality disorder, dissociative identity disorder, post traumatic stress disorder, manic depressive (I don't like the term bi-polar as it represents only two levels (bi) yet it is so much more than that) and … Continue reading Mental Health
There are a few people to whom I owe my thanks. Along this journey of change I had the support of some amazing people, my children first and foremost, not only have they given me support but also believed in me after hearing it all before, which made me feel extremely humble. I have to … Continue reading Dedications
Once again that old crisis of confidence has returned with the who am I? dilemma, which, prior to me getting into bed and turning the light off ready for sleep, hadn't been on my mind at all, but as soon as my head hit the pillow my brain wanted a full scale discussion on the … Continue reading Who am I?
Wow!! what looked as though today was going to be like any ordinary day, in fact, has turned out to be an awesome day. I received a phone call in relation to an app idea that I'm trying to promote which has left me excited and confident this idea will soon become a product, I … Continue reading Candy floss and rainbow day!!
I am very fortunate in that my circle of friends are an amazing bunch, and have also provided me with love and support when I've most needed it. I received a number of letters from friends throughout my time in prison, I'm sure you guys are unaware of how important letters are to someone in … Continue reading Friends!!!!
Thank you to those that have convinced me to start writing this blog, I hardly had any sleep last night worrying about blogging. What do I write about?, who wants to know about me?, who do I think I am?, all those types of question, which once again led to a crisis of confidence. However, … Continue reading Thanks guys!!!!