Posts by Emma Merchant

splash the cash? or manage the flow?

9 May 2016 by Emma Merchant

Tim volunteers for Soulscape. He’s great at setting up PAUSE, but he also has specialist skills.  So this year we recommended him for something a bit different in school. ‘42% of young people couldn’t decipher credit/overdrawn on a bank account statement.’ 2013 survey. Tim understands money. Money problems can be a major source of adult depression. When it all goes […]

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Volunteer Position – Wokingham area

28 Apr 2016 by Emma Merchant

There’s an opportunity to volunteer with us. If you’re planning your gap year, this might just be for you! Here’s a shortened version of the ad. ‘Join our established team in performing devised theatre and leading workshops in schools and community settings. The team is made up of professional actors, teachers and directors and we […]

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it’s an obsession

23 Feb 2016 by Emma Merchant

Does it disturb you that a simple shopping trip exposes children to a stream of images promoting sexual availability? Or that, searching ‘kitten’ or ‘toy’ online, they risk stumbling upon violent porn? Does it bother you that 12 year old romance is  reduced to an exchange of naked pictures? Sex is everywhere; on billboards, in […]

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