Several weeks ago I heard the remarkable Jenny Smith on Jeremy Vine’s program on BBC Radio 2. After more than 40 years, she still had trouble forming the words to describe the horrific abuse she had suffered at the hands of her partner. But form them she did and I cried along with her, for her and for the others treated as if there were something wrong with them, for inciting the violence they were the victims of. Continue reading “Jenny Smith – The Refuge”

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