Not the New Normal

"Oh no, not another one," "It's happened again," And again. And again. And again. 15-year-old stabbed to death yards from school gates, Business studies student stabbed to death near university halls, Teenager stabbed in chicken shop, 16-year-old stabbed in the head yards from secondary school; Teenager stabbed, Teenager stabbed to death, Young person stabbed, Young … Continue reading Not the New Normal

Poetic Insight: Moving Forward & Celebration

A month before the first youth forum in January 2016, I launched a short film that kick-started the youth platform that Young People Insight has evolved into. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RbpawGxg83s It made perfect sense that the first birthday of Young People Insight would be celebrated with a night of poetry and spoken word, at the first Poetic Insight … Continue reading Poetic Insight: Moving Forward & Celebration

Happy Birthday Young People Insight

My baby; Born out of a time of confusion, Searching for fulfillment, Something better, More special than I imagined Came along. Not what I planned, Or expected, It hit me by surprise; But I knew I had to nurture it, Feed it, Give attention to it; Although I didn't ask for it, Hadn't planned for … Continue reading Happy Birthday Young People Insight

Celebrating Our 1st Birthday at Poetic Insight

This month will be a year since I started holding youth forums as part of Young People Insight, transitioning from simply being a blog and officially kicking off the youth platform.  Celebrating our first birthday will coincide with Poetic Insight, our first event of the year and the first of our monthly poetry nights. Poetic Insight … Continue reading Celebrating Our 1st Birthday at Poetic Insight