New title for webmag

Dear readers, As I stated in my recent introduction, our aim is to grow the reach and influence of the webmag. The mission of the National Centre for Therapeutic Residential and Foster Care is: ‘to share knowledge about therapeutic residential and foster care for children and young people, and to support the use of reflective … Read more

A warm welcome to Webmag readers from John Diamond, Chair

Dear readers, I would like to thank Keith White, David Lane, and all the Children Webmag team for their dedicated work to establish and develop it since 2000. At this point of transition I feel it is a great privilege and honour to be taking over as Chair. I hold huge respect for the history … Read more

Throwing Stones

Throwing stones has a long and chequered history. Examples that come to mind immediately include David’s heroic killing of Goliath, the throwing of stones by resistance or revolutionary movement against occupying forces, the use of stones as a method of execution, and the story of how Jesus intervened when a woman was about to be … Read more

The Joy and Mystery of Healing

“There is healing in the trees for tired minds and for our overburdened spirits; there is strength in the hills, if only we will lift up our eyes. Remember that nature is your great restorer.” Calvin Coolidge, 1924 We have just come back from North Wales where 50 members of the extended family of Mill … Read more