Social media's good for something. This morning, Facebook reminded me that I'm a Youth Worker, like I could forget. But four years on, am I some sort of superman and is Youth Work actually relevant?
In a time of uncertainty, is there really hope for the future?
We are becoming a nation of sleep-deprived zombies
2016 is done. Yes, it's over. Where did it go? Wasn't it one heck of a year too? What's to come in 2017? Seems a year for progress... I've been a fan of Foulsham's Old Moore's Almanac for some time. For the unfamiliar the books are readily available and give predictions for the year ahead,… Continue reading 2017 : Progress
We've all heard the old saying about children being seen and not heard. It's a very archaic phrase dating back to the 15th Century, so why does it still seem to have so much bearing on childhood today? I recently attended a meeting for a young person I was dealing with. Between myself and a… Continue reading Seen, not heard…
Part of my work with young people is to support them in understanding their work options and support available for future careers. But what to do when you're told you're too mental to work?
The teens of today aren't likely to remember the infamous mid-nineties BT adverts with the late, great Bob Hoskins telling us 'it's good to talk', and although, I'm not a telephone salesman, I stand by the sentiment, especially today.