March 21, 2023
When I first arrived, I was shy and in descise.
My heart thud as my shoes hit the mud.
This could be my start to my change, I remember thinking that day.
Gardening? You say…
There is just no way!
I don’t want to be
Planting and watering and digging potatoes,
Cutting hedges and planting sedges
That is for old people, not young people like me.
Aw, well you see,
Bridewell offers more,
You can do all those things for sure
But have you ever been in the forge
Drilling, cutting, using a saw?
Cooking with Julie, that’s fun too,
Creating new flavours to take home with you
There’s chickens, a cat, the vineyard and much more
All just waiting beyond one referral form
Bridewell, for me, was a new lease of life
When all I saw was darkness, they were my light
They helped me find myself, taught me how to help someone else
So that when kindness is shared
We all start to care
About ourselves and others
Bridewell showed me how to find myself
Now I am no longer a descised, shy, mouse
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