Fine Lines Art Project

The Josh Hanson Trust Fine Lines Art Project is designed for young people who are victims of crime and are seeking art as an intervention to help to cope and move forward. Our projects are delivered by an expert by experience and assisted by session supervisors who have a wealth of knowledge working with and…

The Fine Lines Art Workshop

Hello everyone, I hope you are all well. Have you or someone you know been affected by a violent crime? And if like me you or that person you sometimes find it hard to verbally express yourself. Well for me creative art has helped me to let go of trauma in a safe space which…

Josh’s Law

For as long as I can remember I have always been aware of the importance of doing what is right. I have always stood up for those who are being mistreated and those who might not be able to stand up for themselves. And when the same treatment has been returned to me I have…

One year ago today

One year ago today SOB was sentenced to life with a minimum term of 26 years for the brutal murder of my Son.   There he was right next to me, the man who took my child’s life. This was the first day of the trial which should have been three weeks. However, the trial…

Five years without You

Today marks five years that I have lived without Josh and, 1,825 days, 43,800 hours and 2,628,000, Josh has been denied his best life. As I write this blog, I am re-living five years ago at this time. I was standing across the road from where Josh lay waiting for the forensic team to come…