Your new book, The Pentonville Experiment, is getting some very good feedback. You deal with the issues of addiction and prison in a very sympathetic manner, rather… Read more “Interview with Dr Lewis Owens on The Pentonville Experiment”
The Story of Bo: Abuse, addiction, prison.
Bo’s Story You are eight years old. You have been beaten and humiliated by your stepfather for as long as you can remember. He has moved into… Read more “The Story of Bo: Abuse, addiction, prison.”
Locked Away, by Emma Hetherington
Foreword It is my belief that there is always truth in the compassionate perspective. This perspective is sometimes lost in otherwise intelligent, intellectual academic writing. Narratives are… Read more “Locked Away, by Emma Hetherington”
Reflections of a lifer on the prisons crisis.
‘I grew up in prison’ Derek tells me. Standing around 180 cm with dark green eyes and greying hair he looks quite good for someone whose life… Read more “Reflections of a lifer on the prisons crisis.”
On leaving prison: Michael Irwin’s account
My arch nemesis Governor has to sign me out. He quips, ‘Thank God you’re leaving Michael. Maybe now we can get some peace’. My retort ‘I always… Read more “On leaving prison: Michael Irwin’s account”
Interview with Peter Woolf on his journey into Restorative Justice
Peter Woolf is a very good person who spent many years in prison during a chaotic period in his life. Since turning his life around through restorative… Read more “Interview with Peter Woolf on his journey into Restorative Justice”
A mother in prison: interview with Michaela Booth.
Michaela Booth was sentenced to 4 years in prison for a crime she was found guilty of when she was 19 years old. She was sentenced at… Read more “A mother in prison: interview with Michaela Booth.”
Staying Safe and Actual Privilege
Stay safe! Each time I’ve heard those words I shuddered without understanding why. There’s nothing wrong with being safe of course. So what is it about the… Read more “Staying Safe and Actual Privilege”
A Christmas message from Injustice: on remorse, forgiveness and Christians.
On remorse, forgiveness and Christians. Conviction changes everything. It’s the red pill. The reality of the world changes immediately. It’s like the scene in the film They… Read more “A Christmas message from Injustice: on remorse, forgiveness and Christians.”
How can I make them see? On innocence – by Drew
Another innocent in prison “Would the foreman of the jury please stand,” the court falls silent… The ultimate question is asked “How do you find the defendant:… Read more “How can I make them see? On innocence – by Drew”