I’m hooked on the DCI Jack Logan books by JD Kirk. In ‘Here Lie The Dead’ Detective Sergeant Hamza Khaled is pondering taking an IT job within the police and argues with DC Tyler Neish about why he’s so tempted, ‘I’ve seen it happen to dozens of officers. We both have. Break-ups. Divorces. The job […]
It’s a raw subject because my daughter lives on Clapham Common. She walks, runs, socialises & loves the buzz of living in the area where I was born & went to school. It’s raw because it was so badly handled by the police. It’s raw because we all have stories of clutching keys, talking on […]
So, it is your legal right as a parent to hit your children provided that you don’t leave a tell-tale mark, bruising or blood. But is that RIGHT?
Smacking “It feels like someone banged you with a hammer.” (five-year-old girl) “Sometimes if you smack, if it was an adult like my daddy, he can smack very hard … he can smack you like a stone … and you’ll cry.” (seven-year-old boy) It Hurts You Inside: Children Talking About Smacking by Carolyne […]
Today I read an interesting blog on a qualified carer and educator blog called Auntie Annie’s Childcare on Playing with guns. As a teacher it was always a difficult one – as a Mum it was an easy one – I didn’t let my son Will make guns or play with guns or play any video […]