Other Stories

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“I was a no good waste of space. An alcoholic.”

Set in the coastal town of Dunbar in East Lothian, this story explores why giving up booze is only half the battle.

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“I lost 20 years of my life to drugs. Now I’m an award-winning student.”

For years, no one saw Lucy as Lucy. It was ‘Lucy the junkie’. She’s now an award-winning student embracing life as a scholar and a grandma!

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From offending to Oxford: my second chance

For Kirstie, growing up was pretty hard. Unsupported and in a toxic relationship, frustration and violence took over her life.