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A gift for James on his 50th birthday -- a home

A few weeks ago I asked my homeless friend James what he thought about his upcoming 50th birthday.

“It’s just another day,” he said as he sorted returnable bottles and cans before taking them to the redemption center. 610 more words

Irish Investigations

Debris by Carol Robson (Video)


Debris is about a woman who is homeless, on the streets through drug and alcohol addiction.
Performed at St Helens Central Library June 26th when I was the support act for JB Barrington… 9 more words


Live Simply Newsletter - September 2015


livesimply prayer
God of peace and justice,
you give us the capacity to change,
to bring about a world that mirrors your wisdom. 398 more words


Dear Leslie

I came to find you today. I saw you earlier.  That same spot I’ve seen you before. You looked sad this time around. That’s when I knew I had to come back.   414 more words


Scuffles broke out as rough sleepers were evicted from their camp under the Mancunian Way.

The homeless clashed with university security guards as they were being removed from a ‘self-serving community’ – known as The Ark – on Friday morning.

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Having a home is a right.

Day 3 of Writing 101 has presented me with an interesting opportunity to select a word from a list of potential contenders. The word that stood out most to me was ‘home’. 842 more words

Writing 101