The following is a letter to insidetime, from issue April 2012
I would like to bring to the attention of your readers the use of closed visits as a punishment without charge or proof. Here in Castington, as in Holme House, if a note is put in the box about you then you can be put on closed visits! How is anybody supposed to protect themselves from such a spiteful action? Anyone who you might have a difference of opinion with can just slip a note in the box and sit back and watch you struggling to maintain family ties through a glass screen. Where is the fairness or justice in this?
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