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Volunteering for a homeless charity, and counting my blessings..

I’ve been meaning to write this post for a couple of months- ever since I started a new volunteering position. I’m working for a charity which supports, houses and rehabilitates people who are either currently sleeping rough, or who have done in the past and are therefore at risk of doing so again. 956 more words

Mental Illness

Day 2: Where it all started

My first introduction into the sock game was a 3 pack of GIO GOI  socks nothing fancy just crazy tropical patterns making me long for summer. 78 more words


A Case Of Mistaken Identity

This morning I spent three hours stood in a local store with a MacMillan Cancer Support collection bucket.

My first voluntary work of 2017 took place standing just inside the entrance door of catalogue retailer Argos, in a nearby retail park. 630 more words


Should Activism be the Center of Atheist Spirituality?

In a great many organized religions, some kind of community outreach or service is a main tenet.  Whether or not the spirit of such activities are put into actual practice is a completely different subject, but for many people that is the part of religion that they find somewhat essential.   269 more words


Friends of Friends

My circular walk takes me and Jessie from our back door up to the South Downs Way, along a bit and then down and back round – I have to say that I am just boasting about this as it has no real relevance – neither has this picture of Jessie, not least as it is a summer picture, but please, as they say, live with me on this. 598 more words

NCNW Charity 2017

Following on from our fundraising efforts of last year I have been thinking about which charity to donate our funds to this year. 97 more words