People arrive at the Blackie from all sorts of backgrounds and places and for all sorts of reasons. We have workcamps from around the world, people on work or study placements, people looking to to change their lives and others wanting to help 'the disadvantaged'.
In some cases they bring what would appear to be definite skills in others they hope to acquire skills. But what we have learnt over the years is that The Black-E can challenge your perceptions of yourself and your views of others. This section basically tells of the story of how people have been changed and the difficulties this can involve.