Christmas is a time of togetherness, and yet we often spend the build-up in our own world, wrapped up in the stress to be ready in time. As we cram into already overcrowded areas, queue seemingly endlessly and wrack our brains to find something half-decent for our loved ones, we tend to dehumanise most of […]
Greater Manchester Housing Action (GMHA) are campaigning to improve the housing situation within Greater Manchester. GMHA are appalled at the jailing of homeless activist Chris Blaine, who recently carried out a rooftop protest in an attempt to stop the eviction of homeless people squatting in the Ducie Bridge pub. They have written an open letter […]
Walking around the city streets of the UK, it is impossible to miss the growing levels of homelessness. Ever more homeless people appear, asking for change or sheltering in doorways. Are they asleep, unconscious, or worse? It’s hard for passers-by to tell, and few are willing to check. It is often the most vulnerable people […]
Mindful meditation helps young homeless people express their emotions by “putting their feelings on paper”.