Never stop listening

Whilst reading Philip Whitehead's scholarly analysis, Transforming probation. Social theories and the criminal justice system, of the 'injudicious' politics of modernisation in probation...

4 January 2017

The double standards in probation

This month, my reflection is a departure from my regular offender-based narratives, because after reading Michael W Clune's gripping...

2 November 2016

Locked away but not forgotten

While reading of the multiple institutional challenges that assailed Lucy Jo Matthews in her courageous efforts as a service user to negotiate a pathway to psychological health in Jane Winstone’s...

4 January 2016

Family matters

Having just read Pat O' Malley’s thoughtful and...

30 September 2015