Month: February 2017

Bella- a memory from a child in 1950s

Posted on 21st February 2017 by

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.
Read more



Why I set up the Creature Comforts blog

Posted on 17th February 2017 by

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
Read more