‘When I get older, losing my hair Many years from now’ Who remembers hearing these Beatles lyrics for the first time, back in 1967. Maybe we thought… Read more “…when I’m 64”
On 29th August 2018 BBC News reported that some of the child migrants who were sent to Australia from the UK are planning to sue the UK Government. … Read more “A promise of a better life”
It was 1986 when Nottinghamshire social worker, Margaret Humphreys, was first contacted by a former child migrant in Australia. She was asked if she could help track… Read more “Not lost, but abandoned”
I will let the words of the Child Migrants Trust tell this story… ‘Britain is the only country in the world with a sustained history of child… Read more “The Forgotten Children”
While up in North Wales recently I was able to do some hands-on research for my forthcoming novel.
‘Forgotten Children’ explores some of the horrors experienced by the child migrants and hopes to raise greater awareness of their plight.