Brian’s Blog


Brian, our regular blogger from the North East, writes about the health benefits of freshly squeezed juice! On 25th February, along with seven other service users, I attended a presentation given by Mark Robbins, the project manager at Albert Terrace, on the benefits of juicing. Prior to this, juice to me was something you bought […]


Brian is a regular blogger for the Creative Support blog. Here is his latest post. Now another year has come to an end, I feel inclined to reflect on my continuing progress during 2013. Though I still have the medical conditions that make it necessary to take various medications, that’s second nature now, which is […]


Brian is a regular contributor to the Creative Support blog. Here is his latest post, another excerpt from his memoirs. I had no advance notice that a move from Edward Street was on the cards, but with hindsight this was probably a sensible move on their part. To be honest for a long time now […]


Brian is a regular contributor to the Creative Support blog. Here is his latest post, another excerpt from his memoirs.  I was recently visited by my Social Worker in order that he could see at first hand my continuing improvement. He was pleased to see my obvious contentment and promised to inform my previous case […]


Brian is a regular contributor to the Creative Support blog. Here is his latest post, an excerpt from his memoirs.  I thought it about time I wrote about the past compared to the present. To those who are aware of the circumstances that led to my social worker coming up with the decision to get […]


Brian is a regular blogger for the Creative Support blog. Here is his latest post on what he has been up to recently. Hello it’s The Prisoner here again! Well “I am number 6” – you need to have one foot in the grave like me to remember the BBC comedy starring Richard Wilson and […]


Brian is a regular blogger for the Creative Support blog. Here is his latest post on what he has been up to recently. On Monday the 1st April we visited the historic city of York in the company of Linda Robinson, one of my support team. This had come about at my request to avoid […]


Brian is a regular blogger for the Creative Support blog. Here is his latest post on what he has been up to recently. Hello Brian here, Just thought it was time I brought you up to speed, especially to those people out there in IT land. I would like to let you all know what’s […]


Brian is a regular blogger for the Creative Support blog. Here is his latest post on what he has been up to recently. It has been getting a bit busy in my diary recently regarding various trips. Quite a few are in conjunction with my project in so far that they involve the rest of […]


Brian is a regular blogger for the Creative Support blog. Here is his latest post on what he has been up to recently. Here we are with another blog – Now the weather is starting to take a turn for the better we can start to look into a number of things that have been […]


Brian is a regular blogger for the Creative Support blog. Here is his latest post on what he has been up to recently. Well it’s yours truly Brian here with all the latest – the quiz nights are still on hold and the garden project just awaits the change in the weather for work on […]


Brian is a regular blogger for the Creative Support blog. Here is his latest post on what he has been up to recently. Hi there, I’ve been chatting to member of staff Mark recently about the changes I’ve noticed in myself since I decided to accept the support that is there for the taking. I […]


Brian is a regular blogger for the Creative Support blog. Here is his latest post on what he has been up to recently. The 15th of January saw me attend a Creative Support session about service users taking advantage of sports opportunities and other means of becoming active. They suggested starting at a steady pace […]


Brian is a regular blogger for the Creative Support blog. Here is his latest post on what he has been up to recently. Along with the other service users here at the project I’ve been informed of a Student Social Worker that’s joining us soon. I for one hope that they will find their time […]


Brian is a regular blogger for the Creative Support blog. Here is his latest post on what he has been up to recently. I find writing these blogs very helpful to my continuing general improvement. I still recall the early days here at Albert Terrace. The feeling: “I guess this is just temporary until social […]


Brian is a regular blogger for the Creative Support blog. Here is his latest post on what he has been up to recently. Well I boldly went where no Brian had gone before! The 18th saw me go with my friend and fellow service user Stephen to a healthy eating group. I must admit I […]


Brian is a regular blogger for the Creative Support blog. Here is his latest post on what he has been up to recently. After been informed by the staff here at the project that I should be able to contact my Social Worker regarding the purchasing of new clothing, I was accompanied to the Benefits […]


Brian is a regular blogger for the Creative Support blog. Here is his latest post on what he has been up to recently. Our walking group, small though it is (hint hint), may have to take a break due the inclement weather. But we have no intention of letting the idea die. What we plan […]


Brian is going to be a regular blogger for the Creative Support blog. Here is his latest post on what he has been up to recently. Something very strange has been happening recently, I can’t fully explain it but I often discover that despite the best efforts of the ladies at the Pig Iron (my […]


From my early beginnings at Creative Support nervous apprehension filled my waking hours: can I, will they, what if … the list seemed endless! But as the days and weeks passed I gradually realised this was not some sort of detention centre do it our way or else! Not at all, the truth as I […]