Category Archives: Chippenham

Doorway Writing Group January/February 2019

Doorway Writing Group January/February 2019 Our last two sessions have seen a good number of guests keen to engage with the crossword and our chosen wordsearches – most recently on the themes of wild animals and dances – and we … 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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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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Volunteer Profile – Alice

My name is Alice and I have been volunteering for Doorway for just over one year now. It’s been an absolute privilege to be involved – this piece explains a little bit about me and my motivations for wanting to … Continue reading

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Doorway Writing Group August 2017

Writing Group August 2017 Our Writing Group had the pleasure of a visitor today: the charming Josh who is hoping to set up a creative writing hub in Swindon (initially via breakfast and lunch clubs) and beyond that to involve … 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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Doorway Writing Group April 2017

Writing group April 2017 Our April session had a nice little spring in its step. The writing group crossword continues to be a popular feature: a number of people had been asking about it last week and a total of … Continue reading

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