Marianne’s journey through Europe

Marianne speaks candidly to Taia about her experiences of being a 20 year old Hungarian refugee, she tells us about seeking a better life towards the tail end of World War II. This has been recorded into two parts, the first documents the trials and tribulations of the journey travelling through Europe, the second installment… Click here to read more


Living life within a life

We have a great account sent in via email from Brian about being a full time carer, dealing with the emotional aspects but also reflecting on his thoughts about the experiences. A mere male’s story Being a full-time carer, at home, to one’s long-term partner, can be considered a privilege, whether decline and death ends… Click here to read more


Rocket Man

Below is a small article from friend of Silver Robin, Glenys Newton, about a refugee friend who has found success on our shores… I have been volunteering with refugees in the UK, France and across Europe for the past two years now. In that time, I have been lucky enough to meet some of the… Click here to read more


My Granny lives over the Ocean

As our competition is drawing to an end, we are going to put some of the entries up on the Silver Robin website for you to enjoy. This charming entry is called’ My Granny lives over the Ocean’ by Hannah Rose Howe (aged 11) and Gill Howe (aged 79) It is split into two sections.… Click here to read more



This is another thought provoking piece from a student from Holland Park School, Ryan has written about his thinking about serendipity and fortune. He finishes the piece with a great story, which rounds up our contributions from Holland Park school. Please share and spread these stories, we’ve been very lucky to have recieved so many… Click here to read more


Talking About Your Generation

Salma from Holland Park School has created a list of inventions that previous generations have created which have enriched our lives. Can you think of anything else that have transformed the way we live for the better? Our present and our future would not be the way it is if not for the past- a… Click here to read more


The Evolution of ‘The Flash’ (1940 – 2009)

What’s The Flash you may ask? Kian from Holland Park School has put together this detailed account about this timeless comic book hero. In the 1940s ‘The Flash’ was introduced to the DC Golden Age universe featuring a college football star called Jay Garrick. He accidentally inhales hard water  vapours after taking a smoke break… Click here to read more



We have had a slight break for technical reasons, but now are back on track with our contributions from Holland Park school with this brief but neat historical analysis on rock music over the decades put together by Maria. Maria, we bow to your knowledge and taste! Enjoy this one, it really has some great… Click here to read more


The Road Uphill

We take a short break from our contributions from Holland Park School, with this poem sent in by an Anonymous contributor. When things go wrong as they sometimes will, When the road you’re trudging seems all uphill, When the funds are low and the debts are high, And you want to smile, but you have… Click here to read more