Waste not, want not

As I sit in the office surrounded by half eaten boxes of chocolates, bemoaning Christmas overindulgence, and like many others resolving to eat healthier in 2017. I can’t help but reflect on today’s headline: Like-for-like retail Christmas sales increased by 1% on the previous year, with festive food being the major contributory factor. Inequality lives…

Homelessness: the brutal reality

I was Christmas shopping at the weekend and it was impossible not to notice the significant increase in people sleeping in doorways, in my local town of Cheltenham.  Crisis research indicates that the average number of people rough sleeping in the UK is 3569 on any one night. What’s worse is this is a mere…