Monthly Archives: September 2018

2017-176-Arts Project

Arts Project Hello friend, So, what’s been happening? Well, the project governor has denied receiving the application I submitted to him at the beginning of December; reply now 15 days overdue. My personal officer has emailed a copy of the text in my application. After I spoke with the internal Koestler Trust competition coordinator, where
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2017-175-Rant

Rant Hello friend, No.2; Two words, ‘signature dish’; guaranteed to make me change channel. The utter pretentiousness of a home cook tempting to elevate potatoes and onions into some sort of work of art. Wake up and smell the coffee; although, they may well have used coffee in their ridiculous recipe. Don’t over egg what
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2017-172-Transfer

Transfer Hello friend, I just found out one reason why it took the Cross-border Transfer Section so long to process my application… they lost some of the reports done by prison staff. This begs the question: where are they? This is very concerning and questions will be asked. Be happy, be safe. Graham Coutts, 16th
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2017-170-Rant

Rant Hello friend, I’ve been building up a list of my pet peeves. Let’s call this pet peeve no.1: Have you noticed how the preponderance of vomiting in films and TV drama? One film must have started off this craze. Perhaps, the protagonist experienced a huge trauma and spontaneously vomited. Possibly realistic given the right
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2017-169-Key

2017 – 169 – key Key Hello friend, The original blog entitled ‘key’ was stopped by security as it was deemed as: ‘could cause anxiety’. Putting to one side that the PSI only allows them stop correspondence/blog ‘intends to cause anxiety’, who would it cause anxiety to? The original blog was about one of the
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2017-167-Transfer

Transfer Hello friend, I received the decision on my cross -border transfer application for me to go to Scotland. Mmm… not what I expected. They say: “Regarding your transfer request there is currently no suitable release address in Scotland and it is not clear whether the Local Authority in Scotland would agree to undertake your
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