Monthly Archives: May 2011

Doorway Volunteer Profiles – Andrew

Andrew was inspired to volunteer with a homeless organisation after watching Channel 4’s Secret Millionaire. He found Doorway online and has been volunteering there for five months. He enjoys being on the front desk of the drop-in session as it is … Continue reading

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My Name Is Not “Those People”

by Julia Dinsmore My name is not “Those People”. I am a loving woman, a mother in pain, Giving birth to the future, where my babies Have the same chance to thrive as anyone. My name is not “Inadequate”. I … Continue reading

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The Blues Brothers (and Sister) on the Road

“It’s 14 miles to Trowbridge, we’ve got a full tank of gas, a packet of rolling tobacco, it’s sunny at times, and Lisa’s wearing sunglasses………………….we’re on a mission from Doorway” And so, at 9 a.m. on Saturday 14th May 2011, … Continue reading

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The Devil in Cider?

There is ever-increasing concern in the UK about the rising tide of alcohol consumption and of alcohol-related health problems, particularly liver disease. I mentioned this in a post on this site in August, and showed two graphs, here shown with … Continue reading

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Clare’s Story

We three cooks were busy preparing lunch for the usual Thursday drop-in session when we were advised of a surprise visit. How delightful it was to find that it was Clare, a former guest, together with her son Sam! We … Continue reading

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