Nine children were removed from four families in 1991 after allegations of abuse on South Ronaldsay.

The tiny Orkney island of South Ronaldsay became the centre of a worldwide media storm in 1991 when nine children were removed from four… Continue reading

 

Orkney Scandal Story by
The Herald Scotland a Story about Esther W

20yrs of Suffering & Still

NO APOLOGY from the ORKNEY COUNCIL
or compensation given

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Orkney Scandal Story – Not even in their darkest nightmares could most… Continue reading

Does the abused become the abuser?” Part VII

“Does the abused become the abuser?” Part VII: She also gave me massage techniques to use on my son, as well as ways of speaking to him, so I could get to… Continue reading

“Does the abused become the abuser?” Part VI:

We spoke for as long as her next three appointments would allow.   I filled out a questionnaire.  She said I was suffering from postnatal depression.  She offered me anti-depressants, which I was… Continue reading

 

“Does the abused become the abuser?” Part V:

I climb up from the damp earth, startling the ducks and head for home.  But when I reach the front door, I can’t bring myself to go in.  Instead I climb… Continue reading

Does the abused become the abuser Part III - If only I Had Told“Does the abused become the abuser?” Part III – ‘Mum help me please.  Help me mum!’  An older brother pleaded one day, as dad was dragging him across the floor by his hair.  Those of us siblings who were around,… Continue reading

if-only-i-had-told-amazonDoes the abused become the abuser part II: My father hated crying babies and children in general.  Ironic then, that he and my mother had fifteen of them together.  The sound of crying babies was dad’s kryptonite.  Pathetic really, how… Continue reading

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