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The Diary of John Bloggs – Chapter Two

Chapter Two I’m skipping a few years… but let’s just say working. Never been afraid to work. Have a strong work ethic. Left home as such. Got my place, a one bed flat. Housing association. Can’t believe I was paying … Continue reading

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The Diary of John Bloggs

Being homeless is not an identity Continue reading

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Doorway Writing Group July 2017

Our July writing group was quiet but fruitful. Four guests took a keen interest in this month’s crossword, ably aided and abetted by various volunteers. At the writing table, we spoke about the trials of writing on demand: always a … Continue reading

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Doorway Writing Group June 2017

Doorway writing group June 2017 Five fabulous guests had a go at the crossword this month and we had a fun conversation about some of the words. Could we, we wondered, challenge ourselves to slip some of the more unusual … Continue reading

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Richard’s Story

You often hear of people falling from great heights; having everything and losing it all. But you really don’t think it will ever happen to you. It sounds like a cliché, but there you go! My fall from grace started … Continue reading

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Doorway Writing Group March 2017

Doorway Writing group March 2017 A good session – as ever! • We talked about rabbits and fish – well, why ever not? • T and I had an interesting conversation about writers’ block and also about writing letters – … Continue reading

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Doorway Writing Group February 2017

Writing Group February 2017 We had another great writing group session this time. This month’s crossword worked well: guests on all tables contributed by answering clues; R and friend were still, in fact, beavering away to complete it as I … Continue reading

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