The gardener of Kabul

Warren Fyfe

Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, has been battered by war over the years. But for 18-year-old Hamidullah, one of the ways of coping with ongoing violence has been his passion for gardening. In this film Hamidullah lets us into his garden among the plants and flowers which offer a refuge from the stresses of a violent city. [...]

‘We’re scared of our adopted son’

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright Getty Images What do you do if your child frightens you? What if they seem unable to feel empathy and don’t care about punishment? Children with what psychiatrists call “Callous Unemotional Traits” are more likely to go to prison and may, in extreme cases, become psychopaths in adulthood. Jane and Paul say parents [...]

I should be home-schooled, but I spent 10 months on Xbox

Warren Fyfe

Mohammed spends his days playing computer games and looking after his granddad. He’s only 14, but he hasn’t been to school since December. The idea was to home school him – but things didn’t quite work out like that, reports the BBC’s Sue Mitchell. He lives in a spotlessly clean Bradford semi-detached house, with pale [...]