So far I have sought to include the following sections within this site - yet they are section which are likely to remain 'works in progress' given the demands of life away from website construction - time is of course the issue....
The Care System:
An account/collection of my experiences and thoughts growing up in the state caresystem - a period of time in which the state took on the parental role....
frank, stark, honest yet sometimes disturbing look at my (unconventional) family and relationships/friendships....
Training & Employment: Elements of my schooling/journey through the education system - through into FE college and eventually Higher Education. This section then charts my progression through the world of employment, and the development of my career....
Academia: The essays/studies/notes/work completed through my academic years. Primarily subject areas of - Psychology,
Sociology, Geography and Criminology.
The National Probation Service:
Work completed within
the two years of training, largely
through NVQ and BA Hons in Community Justice. Further
works reflect periods of a Newly Qualified, Fully Qualified Probation Officer and life as a Senior Probation Officer. This will also reflect the changes
within the Service. (2003 onwards), including the 'Transforming Rehabilitation' agenda which essentially dismantled the Probation Service........
Horror: A disturbing interest of mine - horor movies from the 1960s onwards - reviews, plots, trailers and an array of information - and still I search for that movie that unsettles and unerves me more than the last one!!
Existenz: Ever since childhood I have been fascinated with space - the planets, the solar system and the universe - whether thats in the form of movies, radio shows or through Physics and Astronomy I have always pursued this as an interest......
An old, yet personal interest of mine which
incorporates 1940s/50s/60s sci-fi, horror and crime radio shows. Different or niche - maybe - I just stumbled across these shows within my childhood and have been hooked ever since......
: A section that reviews some of the best cult
movies I have seen, as well as providing scripts, quotes and trailers....
War Zone: A section that reviews some of the best war movies I have seen, as well as providing scripts, quotes and trailers....
This section encompasses my interest in dinosaurs (again) as
a youngster....actually who am I kidding - I still love dinosaurs now.....in another life I would have been a Paleontologist I am sure....my dream job!
This area of the site is devoted primarily to
the mysterious, those unanswered questions and mysteries we all contemplate - form kme this inevitably began with the X-Files in the 1990s - a fantastic show that opened your mind and led you to ponder that little bit more......
Childhood nostalgia, other interests, pets, the 1990s, animated GIFS and anything
else that doesn't fall into the other categories.
Memento Mori: We are all mortal and as we all pass from this life I am sure we would all like to be remembered - whilst there are memories this section provides a little more - a real insight into my family life through photo albums.....