Also, not long after my event talk in Cambridge I went to do a similar talk with social workers in Weston-super-mare. Again a great day with very welcoming social workers that seemed engaged with my talk and my story to help shed my thoughts, feelings and experiences of being a young person in care, and I had a lovely walk along the beach afterwards too.
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I had an absolutely fab day on 29th June at Anglia Ruskin university, Cambridge ,with my chat to social work students and lecturers alongside Angela Hunt and Alison Kindred-Bryne from To The Moon and Back foster care. With only being my second event talk I was a little nervous to know I'd be sharing my story to 33 social work students and lecturers, but it turned out to be a rather lovely evening.
Although we had a few giggles during the hour and half long talk (followed by a
What a beautiful day it was on the day of the conference, absolutely gorgeous weather which was great for the publicity stunt in Place Du Luxembourg (Luxembourg Square) where I met up with Federica, Gail, Laurie, Liuska and others from Missing Children Europe as well as photographer Kris Van De Sande whilst they were setting up the publicity stunt to promote the runaway helpline number - 116000 A lot of people won't know this, but if you are a runaway, a parent or have any c
Back in 2016 I one day sat down in my room and wrote a poem based on a memory from my childhood. It was a memory of being thirteen years old, and whilst living rough in London as a runaway teenager - I one day walked into the Sports Cafe on Haymarket pretending to be a Walsall FC footballer.
Either the barman actually believed me or he could spot the blag and simply kept me around in the quiet bar for his own entertainment purposes. Who knows?
Once I wrote the poem (which