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Great Aussie Book Prize

Hi Friends,

This is an excerpt from an e-mail I received from Barnardos early this year. It is in regard to my manuscript See No Evil: story of a war child. 67 more words

Christmas Letter 2014

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us…” 1,707 more words


Charity is the future high street

I love charity shops.

Just a stones throw from where I was volunteering today there was a street, a little spur off the main high street, which was not full of so much Christmas footfall. 193 more words


There is no such thing as ‘justifiable assault’ on a baby, says new report by Scottish social justice coalition

A Scottish coalition of over 60 organisations including Barnardo’s, YouthLink and Fast Forward have released their first annual report, Social Justice Begins with Babies, in which they advocate eliminating the existing Scots law that defends a “justifiable assault” on a baby. 433 more words

Young People


In 2013, I was chosen to take part in a fantastic initiative called 100minds. It is by far the best and most satisfying application form that I have filled out to date! 381 more words

Art Workshops - No experience necessary!

Would you like the opportunity to take part in a series of free, fun art workshops with a professional artist?

Artist Vivienne Rickman-Poole will be working with young people from Barnardos for one afternoon a week from 14 January 2015 onwards, running workshops in pinhole photography, using a variety of creative and… 90 more words


329. Barnardos' wrapping paper

So you may remember that in post 285 I mentioned I was all organised with recycled wrapping paper… that was until I ran out today. 76 more words