‘More than 4,500 people were recorded as sleeping rough on any given night in autumn last year – a figure that has more than doubled since 2010.’ (1) Latest figures published and/or announced by the National Audit Office in September 2018 show that the number of people sleeping rough across the UK had soared by 134 per cent since Theresa May […]Read more "Another Day in Paradise"
Gallybloggers are delighted to present “Streets of London” – a song written by Ralph McTell. It was first recorded for his 1969 album Spiral Staircase but was not released in the United Kingdom as a single until 1974. Streets of London has been re-released on 4th December 2017 featuring Ralph Mctell and Annie Lennox as a Charity single for […]Read more "Streets of London"
Gallybloggers could not miss out on a golden opportunity to post in response to the Evening Standard’s headline ‘Help Feed London’s Hungry Children.’ Gallybloggers wholeheartedly support such a wonderfully worthwhile campaign, and yet putting politics aside – it is going to be a hard winter this year – we cannot ignore the fact that George Osbourne, a former Chancellor of the Exchequer is the […]Read more "GARGOYLE"
~ Happy Harry (Part 2) ~ By ~ Yet Another Homeless Beggar ~ ~ Self-appointed royals are compassionless, Heartless relentless in being selfish, Detatched from reality in heart and mind With no concern for being kind other than to their own, Palaces privileges tax-payer funded homes Food on the table, horses in the stable Whilst the UK […]Read more "HAPPY HARRY (Part 2)"
~ Happy Harry (Part 1) ~ By ~ A Homeless Beggar ~ ~ Harry are you happy, are you happy Harry? Are you engaged and ready to marry? Well lucky, lucky you! It’ll be a posh do attended by the elite: aww how sweet, How sweet to be elite and hobnobbing with wealth, Whilst the UK government continues […]Read more "Happy Harry (Part 1)"
~ Requiem ~ By ~ Grace ~ ~ I’ve died a hundred times on cold city streets: a thousand times in my dreams, I’ve heard the requiem of death before, the Homeless who perpetually scream. I’ve witnessed sights no woman should see, both degradation and depravity: Murder of innocence, of Love and of Life, of the Homeless existing in everlasting strife, Put to the sword politically ignored by a […]Read more "Requiem"
‘Stoke-on-Trent council have been called ‘callous’ for proposing penalty notices in city centre followed by court appearance and fine.’ These the words of the Guardian in response to a proposal by Stoke-on-Trent Council to serve penalties on the Homeless in their City. Not only absurd but entirely despicable: those who have absolutely nothing are to be fined […]Read more "DOGS OF STOKE"