‘Albermarleys were dead to begin with…’ A Youthwork Christmas carol.

‘Albermarleys were dead to begin with’,   Rang the sound in bells that hung over the town. It was Christmas eve and the workers at The department of education were still hard at it, while the rest of the village gathered festivities and trees and danced upon ice and shopped and smiled, but not those education workers who did the accounts and balanced their books. At … Continue reading ‘Albermarleys were dead to begin with…’ A Youthwork Christmas carol.

Something socially good is lost when youth clubs are closing. 

On the morning of Fidel Castro’s death, a possible recount of the votes in one American state and a huge swell of media attention to historic sex offences in football ( top three stories right now on BBC news website), there wont be many column inches spared to the pending closure of the Universal youth provision in Brighton which was announced in the last two … Continue reading Something socially good is lost when youth clubs are closing.