Category Archives: Homelessness

Doorway Writing Group June 2018

Doorway Writing Group June 2018 This month’s session was comparatively busy. A grand total of seven guests engaged with the word searches and a selection of the crossword clues. At the writing table, the topic of adult literacy classes came … Continue reading

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Doorway Writing Group May 2018

Doorway Writing Group May 2018 The wordsearches on the sights of London and different types of sports were fairly popular this month and our crossword served to challenge and baffle a number of our guests and volunteers in customary fashion. … Continue reading

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Public Property

Homeless and vulnerable people are not public property! Just saying …..   I’m living on the street, that does not make Me yours to feed with food I do not eat Though I may lay my hat before your feet … Continue reading

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Doorway Writing Group April 2018

Doorway Writing Group April 2018 This month’s word searches on wild birds and wild flowers proved quite popular and opened up a few interesting conversations: had anyone ever seen a guillemot and what did one even look like? A number … Continue reading

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Quintin’s Story

Journey into the Unknown After half a century of hard work and failed relationships, life was to come crashing down around me. Unforeseen circumstances and dubious decisions, on my part, led to my complete mental breakdown and suicide attempt some … Continue reading

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Doorway Writing Group March 2018

Writing Group March 2018 A quiet session this month. With temperatures outside bitter and more snow imminent, our guests were understandably preoccupied with thoughts other than creative writing: No time for a rhyme or a fun anecdote It’s a hot … Continue reading

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Back in the Yard – Doorway SleepOut 2018

On the night of Saturday January 27th, the latest (7th) biennial Sponsored Doorway SleepOut took place in the churchyard of St Andrew’s Church, Chippenham, venue for the SleepOuts since 2012. This year 42 ‘sleepers’ braved the elements (as far as … Continue reading

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