I had paid just under £80 pounds for LV holiday insurance, the best money we have ever spent in my life and I was very privileged to have experienced such a high […]
Oh Dear Me, A Childhood ‘Thrawn’ and ‘Chided’, Requires An Education System Less Ill-Divided! By Christina Milarvie Quarrell and John Davis
Christina Milarvie Quarrell is a Poet Photographer Artist born and raised in the Govanhill Gorbals communities. Her work celebrates the values of people before profit. Art is her passion and she utilises […]
Collaboration v Compulsion: Minimum Intervention v Child Protection, Participation v Preventative Early Intervention, Redistribution v Sticking Plasters – What Are The Hall Marks of a Socially Just and Rights-Based Child and Family Support System?
John Davis and Harla Octarra examine the implications of the Supreme Court decision on the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014. Professor John M. Davis has written two books on […]
For All We Know This May Only Be A Dream – Hypocrisy, Purity by Proxy and The Nightmare of Aggressive ‘Brit Nat’ Narcissism
By John Davis Nina Simone’s cover of the Donny Hathaway song For All We Know poses the question: For all we know, this may only be a dream’. Was it just a dream […]
To commemorate the anniversary of Benny Lynch’s death, in a collaboratively written article, Christina Milarvie Quarrell and John Davis consider: why it is time to raise a statue to Glasgow’s greatly loved […]
The death of Muhammad Ali led me to write an article for Common Space concerning what we could learn from Ali’s life. – see the link to the article here the two […]
I’ve looked at this photograph many times (see link here) but I have waited over a year to speak my mind on the issue. I waited my time to ensure that I […]
Hopefully most people would tell you that I am a very supportive person, I like to see other people achieve their potential, surpass their goals and feel good about themselves. Indeed, I […]
Keven McKenna, in his article for The National on Saturday the 1st of August, likened the current Westminster establishment to aliens in a movie who have no concern for the fellow human […]
500,000 more children were put into absolute poverty in the last government, 4.1 million Children are still experiencing absolute child poverty and the Tories are gloating about the figures?
When Labour came to power in 1997 the previous conservative government left a situation where relative child poverty (60% of median income) before housing costs were 27 % (3.4 million) and after […]