LandWorks - Hope for people in prison. Working in the wood workshop

LandWorks – Hope for people in prison. Read about the state of the prison service today and how it impacts on us all. Via Chris’ fornightly blog.

Can You Hear Me?

PeN Project - A Window Into LandWorks

Hello It’s June 2007 (life before LandWorks), Blair is about to finally leave No.10 and Gareth Jones is released from HMP Channings Wood after a 3-year stretch. Hot, sunny, and day two of his release. Gareth is working with our landscape company… Read More

Tits in the box

Blue Tits nesting in the post box

Hello This morning I found a little note pinned to the gate, informing me that we have blue tits nesting in our leaflet collection box. As I unpinned the note, I could just make out the cheeping of impatient offspring demanding food…. Read More

There’s f#cking criminals out there

LandWorks Honesty Box

Hello We were running. Running fast (I thought) to the market stall at the entrance gate. Frank’s haunting words in my head, “That honesty box is a mistake Chris, there’s f#cking criminals out there” (he should know, he’s done a bit of… Read More

James’ Story: “We’ve just started a criminology class…”

Hello Over the last 6 months the PeN project has been capturing peoples stories at LandWorks (no stopping it now). Publishing one every week. The blogs are simply the transcripts of their own words recorded while talking about the photos they take… Read More