Category doing time

Dear Mum

How are you? I hope all is good with you and the girls. I was kind of hesitant about writing, it has been a while since we had any meaningful contact, but I felt at least I should drop a line. I can’t believe I’m here again, Mum. I know you can’t believe it too […]

Girls On Top – book review

  As everyone knows who’s been inside, it’s almost impossible to get books sent in and  equally difficult to get to the prison library. Recently Pat manages to get hold of not one but three books while inside and writes the review below. If you’re tired of reading books about failed criminals making up excuses […]

A Jamaican’s tale continued: Doing time

Brown, steel-toed boots, green pants, white T-shirt and 15 pounds of muscle heavier, I sauntered across the center, my escorting officer matching my pace. It was Friday and I’d just been released from my job, I was in no hurry. A pillowcase strung over my shoulder carrying my meager belongings, an extra change of clothes […]