Tag Archives: police

Prison is better than this!!!

29 Dec
Nev was meant to start at the school last week. Instead he was at ‘her majesty’s pleasure’. He still got a look around – cuffed to the accompanying prison guard. Seemed like the most normal thing in the world to him, as did the electronic tag he wore when he started, almost like a trophy.
It’s difficult to see things from another person’s point of view sometimes, especially when that someone is only 13 and already in prison. Continue reading
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Terry’s new transportation!

24 Dec

Terry rolls up at school this morning, actually early for a change. Seems cheerful, swans in saying

‘can you unlock the side gate ease, I need to put my bike in the bike shed?’
Sure, no problem we think. A teacher went outside then promptly came back in exclaiming .. Continue reading

The man from the fayre – a snapshot into a life.

25 Nov
I received an unexpected phone call. A new student. No file, no background, nothing. Lived with Dad, who seemed willing to co-operate and do the best he could. Jamie seemed like a typical teenager but was into things he shouldn’t be. We had him for a few months, that was all.
It turned out Dad wasn’t Dad after all. Jamie’s parents actually lived in another county, still happily married. Jamie’s ‘Dad’ was the ex-affair his mother had. It is unbelievable to think that he actually tried so hard with Jamie, considering he had no maternal connections. Continue reading