Happy Valentine’s Day My Aaron

KATE ADMIN / February 13, 2018 at 9:57 AM 60 views

Barley Hall in York holds a very special place in my heart. So Prison Widow is going to get soppy for a minute. The card was specially drawn for me in the USA. Thank you to the artist; Bulldog; and…

Offender management farce – from Jon

KATE ADMIN / February 11, 2018 at 8:53 PM 67 views

I have a son who has recently been released from prison and by the looks of it; will be going back soon. I call it human-warehousing because let's have it right here; the government don't want to reduce to re-offending…

Can Mindfulness Really Treat Addiction? By Audrey Beim

KATE ADMIN / February 11, 2018 at 8:28 PM 73 views

If you’ve been in any type of addiction treatment program or support group, you’ve likely heard about mindfulness more than a dozen of times. The word is often tossed around in our culture today, but its origins date back hundreds…

The story so far

KATE ADMIN / February 4, 2018 at 11:50 PM 62 views


Inmate stabbed to death in Wormwood Scrubs prison

KATE ADMIN / February 2, 2018 at 2:11 PM 85 views

An inmate has been stabbed to death at Wormwood Scrubs prison, police have confirmed.Scotland Yard said officers were called at 15:19 GMT to reports of a male with stab injuries at the jail in west London.He was pronounced dead at…

In-cell activities – By Prison Widow UK

KATE ADMIN / January 5, 2018 at 6:18 PM 155 views

HMP Cardiff and 22 hour bang ups? Well look; those running the Prison Service know for a fact the impact this has on mental health.Why are prisoners banged up for 22-23 hours a day? Staff shortages perhaps? Why are there…