Remembering the rough sleeper who died at the doors of the Houses of Parliament last week. All rough sleepers have a story, and being made homeless can happen to anyone.
Baby it's VERY, VERY Cold Outside | #homelessness #shame
This is not the first time I have written about homelessness (and related issues) on this Blog and elsewhere. For example on the 5th November 2017, as part of a short story challenge, I wrote the following:
Remember, remember when it was only kids, proudly displaying a man made of paper, dressed in dad’s old clothes, that people gave money to on the streets. That was before an increased awareness of stranger danger; the favouring of the North America fancy dress accompanied candy-fest over bonfires and apple bobbing; and a more nuanced understanding of the gunpowder treason and plot.
I was one such child. Read on
By Gayle Letherby