A selection of some of my recent articles:
Prisoners Learning How To Stitch Lives Back Together
A shared cell at a large male jail is an unlikely setting for a bit of cross-stitch but inmates at Leeds Prison are queuing up to take needlework to their cells.
The Category B prison holds offenders who have committed everything from burglary and drug-dealing to murder. Now prison staff are using needlework in the battle to cut the cycle of re-offending.
Read the article in the Yorkshire Post, November 7, 2012: Prisoner cross-stitch
How Dogs Help Children Read
That’s because Ben is a border collie who works with the charity, Pets as Therapy.
Read more: Pets as Therapy
The Yorkshire Post, May 2012