All posts by Gordon

2017-74-Food

Food Hello friend, As a vegan, the prison has to supply soya milk and yeast extract. Most prisons supply more in their vegan pack. I did a FOI request last year and discovered a huge range of packs amongst the high security prisons. This ranged from the minimum amount to the NOMS recommended vegan packs:
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2017-72-Arts Project

Arts Project Hello friend, Another great rehearsal. The guys learnt the final 4 numbers. We spent a bit of time on the first 2 before squeezing in the other 2 in the final few minutes. I feel like the band are starting to click. They are really making the songs come alive. Unexpectedly, we had
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2017-73-Media

Media Hello friend, I’ve not even got a resolution from IPSO to my current crop of complaints regarding newspaper article inaccuracies before another series of sensationalist stories have been published. This time about the arts project. I’m waiting to receive the articles but from what I understand they are typically ridiculous. They use the sort
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2017 – 69 – Appeal

Appeal Hello friend, We’ve now got Lancaster University Innocence Project on board. They’re assigning a team to assist. This is a really positive piece of news as this will, hopefully, identify a certain type of academic expert witness. An elusive piece of the jigsaw. The QC who is also assisting is a close supporter of
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2017-68-Arts Project

Arts Project Hello friend, A great rehearsal this week. I think this was partly due to both me and the other guitarist using smaller amps. We’ve been using 2 Marshall 2×12 combos; very loud, even when quiet. The other guitarist used a Vox combo, nice. I ended up with this tiny Fender amp. It looked
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2017-67-Arts Project

  Hello friend, Due to circumstances beyond my control, I will not be posting any more arts project blogs until after the performances. This is not what I want to do but, unfortunately, the tabloid press have done their thing and sensationalised what we are trying to achieve. Watch out for the next ‘media’ blog.
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2017-65-Safety

Safety Hello friend, Following on from the previous blog: this is an amended version of the blog I wrote on 2nd April 2017, which was subsequently returned to me, un-mailed, by Security (see previous blog). The parts they did not specify to be, allegedly, “known or believed to be false” I have written in speech
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