Monthly Archives: September 2010

Today’s post

I’m blogging early, whilst I have the chance. I am a night owl and usually do this sort of thing after hours but I am chin deep in an Open University essay (my final essay) and that’s taking up a lot … Continue reading

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Special Day

Wednesday 8th September 2010 My Grandaughter’s first day at school. A very special day and a very proud Grandad.

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“What I know most surely about morality and the duty of man, I owe to football”

(Albert Camus 1913-1960, French Algerian goalkeeper. Also philosopher, and winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature 1957) Or: “Chippenham is more like Rio than you thought” Albert Camus was still alive at the time of the 1954 World Cup – … Continue reading

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J’s Sketches: 3: Trish and Beryl

(Editor’s note: Trish and Beryl are two of the Doorway volunteers, and this sketch was made by guest J at one of the drop-in sessions).

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J’s Sketches: 2: Liz and Chelsea

(Editor’s note: More art from our guest J using basic materials – in this case paper plates and ballpoint pen)

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Why Blogs and Tweets are Important to the Homeless and Marginalised

(This piece is based partly on the press release DWPR0031 issued by Doorway Wiltshire Ltd, August 2010) So, why did Doorway start a blog site? And why are Doorway and myself so active on Twitter? And what is the relevance of … Continue reading

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J’s Sketches

(Editor’s note – jml10 was asked to allow some of his sketches, made around the Corsham area, to be put onto this site. He retains the copyright. These sketches were made with the most basic and cheap materials. Note the … Continue reading

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