Ending street harassment is now at the forefront of political agendas. And that is why I’m choosing to share this story today. Studying for final year exams was tough. I couldn’t focus during the days or nights. Firstly, by nature, I find it difficult to sit in one place without getting distracted, fidgeting, or getting… Read More The Night I Was Mistaken For A Prostitute
1am this morning I start to receive emails and messages, ping after ping, from students saying they have no water in their showers or kitchens at Pure City. One student asks if I can come visit. Knowing what these students have gone through over the past few months, the ongoing problems, and few willing to… Read More Pure City: Today’s Troubles
How much would it cost to slap you around the face? What about a punch or a kick? What if you have no place to live, no place to go… and it’s cold out. Walking down Shoreditch to meet my friend Nicole, I spot a homeless man with a sign. It reads along the lines… Read More It costs £5 to slap me. £10 a punch or kick
I should start my saying my “Ice-bucket challenge” is not to detract away from the work of the ALS charity who have raised an phenomenal amount of awareness and $50 million for the cause. It is to simply use this as an opportunity to raise awareness for brain tumours which are the highest cause of… Read More Ice Bucket Challenge – For A Different Cause…
No seriously. Who would you call if you found a problem with your flat at 2am? I ask this because I had this precise problem last night. Luckily I have amazing friends, one of which came over and helped me figure it out! He asked me what my building’s management number was. My response in… Read More Who you gonna call? GHOSTBUSTERS!
Each encounter I’ve had with Lesley and Tom has left me with strong feelings, positive feelings amongst all the sad things I witness happening in this world. On my bus ride home, I saw a girl sitting on the floor with a cardboard sign. I knew instantly it was Lesley. Surprised to see her again,… Read More VIDEO: The homeless explain how you can help someone on the streets!
11pm. On the bus home from work. I’m questionning faith humanity, my past, my present and my future. I just want to get home, collapse and sleep it all off. In a daze, I see through the condensated glass windows, so clearly, cardboard with “Smile it’s free” painted on. A spark triggered inside of me.… Read More VIDEO: “Smile. It’s Free.” – A message from the homeless