How coronavirus has impacted me as a care leaver, and advice for others

This blog was written by Casey, a 20-year-old care experienced advocate. You can follow her on Twitter, and read more from her on her website. My Twitter feed seems to be bombarded with questions such as “what can we do to help care leavers?”, “what struggles are care leavers facing?”, “who is not being heard?” – and […]

How can I look after my wellbeing while self-isolating?

Being stuck inside can have a detrimental effect on our mental health and well being. We’ve gathered together our top tips for keeping yourself healthy and well when you’re self-isolating or avoiding social contact. Arm yourself with the facts There will be lots of rumours and misinformation circulating. Make sure you are getting your information […]

Coronavirus – what you need to know

It’s totally understandable that you might be worried about coronavirus (Covid-19). You might be feeling a bit overwhelmed by what you’re hearing in the news, especially if you don’t have family around to talk to. Being worried about the virus is completely normal. But you may be hearing lots of different things that make it […]

Quick and delicious budget recipes: Creamy mustard chicken and winter veg

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Eat well for less with our regular series of quick, delicious and wallet-friendly recipes by campaigner, columnist and award-winning food writer Jack Monroe. This hearty, saucy dish is delicious in the winter, served with root vegetables and rice or mashed potatoes, or in the summer, with green vegetables and tossed over pasta. Any mustard will […]

Quick and delicious budget recipes: Piña colada bread

Eat well for less with our regular series of quick, delicious and wallet-friendly recipes by campaigner, columnist and award-winning food writer Jack Monroe. I first made this on a dismal October morning after a long, uncharacteristically hot summer that had beamed in from mid-May until that particular drizzly day. My normally bright home was grey […]

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