Month: February 2017

Bella- a memory from a child in 1950s

Posted on 21 February 2017 by Alyson Rees

I first encountered social services in 1954 when I was five years old, when some ladies came to our house and took me, my 3 year old sister and my one year old brother away from my mother, out of our house, down the cobbled street, lined with curious neighbours and into two waiting cars.
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Photographs

Posted on 17 February 2017 by Alyson Rees

If you send photos of your pets try and send ones without you in it. If they have you in them, I will blur the image of your face, so that no one will know who you are.
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Why I set up the Creature Comforts blog

Posted on 17 February 2017 by Alyson Rees

I have set up this blog as I am interested in the relationship between young people in care and their animals. I have done previous research into foster care and young people talked to me about the importance of pets in their lives. Pets have always been a big part of my life. Very little is written about
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