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Cheese Pizza

I had the most uncomfortable dinner the other day. my friend (we’ll just call him The Salvadorian for now for I’m sure he’ll come up in other posts) doesn’t like pizza, so he decided to make some “burritos” with the ultra sodium packed processed food one can purchase off of canteen. 520 more words

Prison Life

First-ever prison-produced podcast ‘Ear Hustle’ lets you listen to real stories of incarcerated life


Prisoners inside one of California’s prisons are getting the opportunity to be heard — behind bars and beyond.

“Ear Hustle” is a podcast produced entirely by inmates at San Quentin, offering listeners a rare look at inmate experiences, from race relations to sharing a tiny cell.
Jeffrey Brown reports.

News

Chapter Thirty Three ~ it’s not all play inside the walls

Out on the wing you didn’t need an alarm, the officers morning hand over routine was nearly always enough. It was the day to try for the workshop again but the rather fitful night of sleeping and waking had perhaps not been the best preparation. 4,312 more words

Chapters

The Girl Who is That Girl


David Lagercrantz is no Stieg Larsson, but at least Lisbeth Salander, the notorious bad girl who, ironically, stands for good and justice, has been given new life. 244 more words

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Chapter Twenty Nine ~ ups and downs of a prison day

Prison days were generally monotonous, but were running like clockwork between me and the unfathomable Richard. In line with both the clock and the rule book, we were both always up, washed and dressed by 7.30am, Richard ready to write and me normally to do nothing very much but watch, wait and think. 1,796 more words

Chapters

George says: "Are people going to want to talk to you if you’ve been in prison?"

People say to me “why did you do it?”, I said “greed at the end of the day”, that’s the bottom line, didn’t have to do it, but the opportunity was there. 641 more words

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Frankie says: "What I’m looking forward to most is to be able to drop my guard and relax..."

I’m fortunate my time in prison, it’s coming to an end. It’s getting close to the end. A few more bullets to dodge yet… What I’m looking forward to most is to be able to drop my guard and relax. 489 more words

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