Bits and bobs

The Outcome: The Report Of Historical Abuse

This post is a follow-up of My Historical Abuse and My Decision To Report It. Wrote in 2012. I write this now because it's been over 2 years since the court trial ended. I have needed this time to accept it and try to find some closure. My life has moved on in leaps and… Continue reading The Outcome: The Report Of Historical Abuse

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Bits and bobs

Vigilantes – Causing More Harm Than Good?

I have seen enough in the news of people being wrongly accused of being sex offenders, paedophiles etc. Innocent people have been beaten to death, set on fire, chased from their family homes and committed suicide from the stress. In some cases all one has to do is use the word 'paedophile' or state that the… Continue reading Vigilantes – Causing More Harm Than Good?

The Parenting Part

Talk PANTS And Help Keep Your Child Safe From Abuse – The Underwear Rule

Driving home over the busy Tyne Bridge this week I heard an advert on the radio that immediately got my attention, it was a campaign advert from the NSPCC regarding 'The Underwear Rule',  it's a campaign designed to show parents a fun way to make their children aware of the dangers of sexual abuse without scaring… Continue reading Talk PANTS And Help Keep Your Child Safe From Abuse – The Underwear Rule

On The Borderline/ Mental Health

Domestic Violence: My Story

  I wanted to share this story with you, its my story about the domestic abuse I was subjected to for 4 years of my teen to adult life. I suppose its good to post about something that's closer to home, rather than shoving pretty things in your face all the time, because life isn't pretty all the time.   Not… Continue reading Domestic Violence: My Story