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Care Kid – Part III

I didn’t plan to have such a long break away from blogging – the days between my last post and this one have rolled into weeks without a moment to myself. My original ambition was to blog at least a couple of times a month, but I’ve come to realise that my life as it…

Care Kid – Part II

“As a child I felt myself to be alone, and I am still, because I know things and must hint at things which others apparently know nothing of, and for the most part do not want to know”    -Carl Jung- The first months I spent in care felt like being trapped in an episode of…

Care Kid – Part I

Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people. -Carl Jung- An honest account of my experience of the UK care system: I remember the first time I had ever been outside of social services. I was around seven years old and my mum shoved me into her car before driving to the local…