Tag Archives: 1970’s


It seems like a lifetime ago now, and it certainly feels that way sometimes – that a system existed in this country which dealt with wayward teenagers in a manner that seems almost unbelievable to the wider population. The Borstals,


Every so often I become only too aware of the words of Oscar Wilde, who, in his 1889 essay ‘The Decay of Lying’ reminded us that, “Life imitates Art far more than Art imitates Life”. We are constantly surrounded by