Open Your Eyes Time To Wake Up

I'm going to make no apologies for this post and I'm hoping it will shake the silent majority into alert, action ready, heros. Emmeline Pankhurst Courageous HERO I'm in Manchester today. I came here to take part in an event held by the English Independent Inquiry into Childhood Sexual Abuse, Scotland has also got an … Continue reading Open Your Eyes Time To Wake Up

Fakes and Thieves

This morning I'm smiling actually I'm laughing my head off. My Higher Power has decided enough is enough and let me know exactly who is keeping me homeless on the streets. Too many fakes and thieves about apparently. So without further ado I'll let you play the Spot the Social Worker game with me. Cumbria, … Continue reading Fakes and Thieves

3 Walls and a Roof

Flowers left for my friend by caring Community of Stirling #RIPDamian

It's been a hard week. Regular readers of my blog and anyone who's just joined and cares to look will know I had a friend die a week ago. My last post was my initial expression of grief. What's happened since has brought the healing tears needed for the wounds grief creates to heal. The … Continue reading 3 Walls and a Roof

A Waste #RIPMyFriend

A flower not the end doorway Email Billie I think something's happened there's police Rush Oh My God what pieces to pick up Police tape, Police cars, ambulance motionless What's happened? "Can't say" I know this man he's my friend I know his date of birth, name...... He's just got out of hospital!..... Statement grateful … Continue reading A Waste #RIPMyFriend

A Dilemma

Who's afraid of Social Mobility it's a tribal question Firstly readers please accept my apologies for not posting for a mont. My excuse and even as I write this I know it's an excuse, life went a bit (very) crazy in a bad way. I should of kept up with the blogging it helps me. … Continue reading A Dilemma

Homeless At Christmas 4 Crisis at Christmas

Before you panic nothing bad has happened but I have had a Christmas Day like no other. In fact a lot of people have never had a Christmas Day quite like this one. We have all been in Crisis. I've been in Crisis today since 10am! Christmas in Crisis Had you worried there didn't I … Continue reading Homeless At Christmas 4 Crisis at Christmas

Homeless At Christmas 3 The Christmas Cracker

Drying out my socks and boots Ok that's got you flumxed. Why on earth have I chosen a picture of my stockinged feet on my hat? More to the point why have I got no boots on and my feet on my hat! And what's any of this got to do with Christmas crackers?!!! Think … Continue reading Homeless At Christmas 3 The Christmas Cracker

Homeless At Christmas part 2 The Innkeeper

Homeless Jesus Ok I was only going to do one post about Christmas and homelessness but I have been really thinking about that family 2000 years ago. They were victims of the unseeing bureaucracy of an empire they lived on the edge of. They had to travel and register themselves. Joseph had a connection to … Continue reading Homeless At Christmas part 2 The Innkeeper

Just because I’m paranoid does not mean they’re not out to harm me!

No impressions nobody saw any tweets

To say it's been a tough week is an understatement. The ramping up of what I can only call 'the campaign to make me lose everything' started to intensify last Thursday. That morning I excitedly went to see a temporary flat that a service provider, contracted by the council, offered me. I'd done my budget … Continue reading Just because I’m paranoid does not mean they’re not out to harm me!