Well, as they say, “That’s all folks”. I appear to have blinked twice since 1987 and here I am 30 years later retiring from a career that has given me so much. I’ve had many roles in my time, which seems relevant as my first police collar number was PC 57-D and just like the reference… Continue reading PC 57-D signing off
Nearly a week has passed since many of us sat and watched ‘The Seduction Game’ on BBC Scotland. A disturbing but yet memorising programme which highlighted the existence of so-called ‘seduction coaches’ who are selling courses to other men on how to bed as many women as quickly as possible. I use the word memorising… Continue reading A need to move from anger to action…..
How would you respond to a friend or someone you know who discloses a rape or sexual assault? How would you react? Sexual violence is something that we all need to be aware of. That’s a bold statement don’t you think? Why do we all need to be concerned about rape? Why should we need… Continue reading What do I say?
Today the news headlines are awash with the latest domestic homicide figures. In many ways the headlines are difficult to comprehend. Far too often the victims of these crimes are invisible. Their stories don’t make the front pages of the newspapers. They rarely make the headlines on our televisions. These are the invisible victims that… Continue reading Scotland “must pull together” against Domestic Abuse
All of the above are key phrases that I apply in all of my trainings. I don’t aim to create experts. I focus more on cultivating important discussions that society both needs to have and wants to have. My aim is to cultivate minds. Today is World Suicide Prevention Day, a day which is very… Continue reading Raising awareness, challenge thinking, inspire leadership