2017-36 – Safety

Safety Hello friend, This is linked to a recent previous blog (not hard to work out). Recently, this prison has had a number of new arrivals who, it would appear, would rather not be here. There have already been some incidents. To explain further: whilst some prisons separate, vulnerable prisoners’ and ‘the main’, there is
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2017 – 34 – Psychology

Psychology Hello friend, I’m aware that there are still a number of blog threads from last year which I’ve left hanging. My conflict with the psychology department being one. Until I free up some time to sort out my paperwork. I’ll leave you with these thoughts. Being wrongfully convicted is like being abducted and held
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2017 – 33 – Media

Media Hello friend, Well, I got a reply from Metro (but not the Daily Mail). They’ve offered to print a ‘clarification’. Predictably, they’ve not gone far enough; I’ve written back with my proposed wording. Unfortunately, I believe (at least) 4 other papers have published similarly inaccurate stories; waiting for copies before assessing any possible complaint.
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2017 -29 – Faeces

Faeces Hello friend, Yes, you read it correctly. Whilst some of us attempt to find opportunities for self development, positivity, contemplation and some level of peace, others just throw faeces around! In this past week there have been several incidences of prisoners returning to their cells only to find that someone had redecorated using a
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2017-28 – Media

Media Hello friend, My last blog: “… whilst other prisons were rioting we were singing!” The media never print any of the positive aspects of prison, do they? If it’s negative, the story will be negative, e.g. Riots = “subhuman scum;” if it’s positive, the story will have a negative spin, e.g. in order to
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