Life After Prison

For those of you who have read my three part series on "A Life Gone Awry" you will see that I had started a University Degree. I am happy to report that I finished my Bachelor of Arts (Criminal Justice) with Distinction and am now part way into completing my Honours Degree. It was with … Continue reading Life After Prison


“No fault” still leaves you lost

You pay your car insurance, monthly or yearly,whichever suits.  You have an accident and it is entirely the fault of the other driver, the other driver admits liability, so does their insurer.  Why then am I still out of pocket..... it makes me angry... i lose the registration and ctp paid on the car plus … Continue reading “No fault” still leaves you lost

You just never know….

You just never know when something is going to smash you in the face like a wet fish and make you relive traumatic events in your life or deal with some tragedy. Following my three part Life Gone Awry blogs, I was feeling pretty in control of my emotions and was moving forward to my … Continue reading You just never know….

A Life Gone Awry – Part 3

LIFE AFTER PRISON This is the final part of the three-part series on my life gone awry.  The focus of this blog is my experience after prison and what the future may or may not hold for my life. As mentioned in my previous blog, I walked out of Tarrengower Prison on 2nd March, 2014, … Continue reading A Life Gone Awry – Part 3

A Life Gone Awry – Part 2

THE PRISON EXPERIENCE Welcome to Part 2 of my 3 part series of a Life Gone Awry.  In my previous blog, I left you with my story of being transported to prison and arriving at the prison gates.  This blog will detail some of my experiences in prison. On arrival at the Dame Phyllis Frost … Continue reading A Life Gone Awry – Part 2

A Life Gone Awry…. Part 1

This blog entry is Part 1 of a 3 part series.  It will, at times, be extremely difficult for me to write this series of blogs.  They will stir up exceptionally emotive memories for me, they may shock many, they may fascinate others, it may horrify a few or it may cause others to judge me. … Continue reading A Life Gone Awry…. Part 1

Sorry…did I hear you correctly?

I have heard a lot of things in my lifetime some of it wise, some of it hilarious and sometimes like today....well it just defies belief. Today I heard that a young lad, fresh out of high school, had claimed that people with mental illness and disabilities choose to have them.  WHAT????  I heard this … Continue reading Sorry…did I hear you correctly?

To blog or not to blog? That is the question!

As a brand new blogger I will admit I was scared to death about writing in such a public forum.  All of my previous writing works have been for personal edification or for University studies. After overcoming some technical issues (ie my brain doesn't compute how to work this darn thing!). I made a start … Continue reading To blog or not to blog? That is the question!