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Big Issue Q&A

Q: What is it you do at the Big Issue? A: I was a Voluntary Coordinator in Covent Garden. Q: What does that mean exactly? A: It means we managed the Covent Garden area.  We distribute the magazines…actually I did more than that…I…for a … Continue reading

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Just saw this in Guardian Jobs.  They already have ‘volunteers’ doing this position though from what I am told they are remunerated very well through a rather unusual method of payment.  Interview upcoming. http://jobs.guardian.co.uk/job/4307795/do-you-want-to-help-put-an-end-to-homelessness-if-so-then-we-want-to-hear-from-you-/ DO YOU WANT TO HELP PUT … Continue reading

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Big Issue ‘outreach’ advertisement

Spot the charitable objectives in this job description!!!!!! http://www.tbijobs.co.uk/Senior-Sales-and-Outreach-Worker-job-8613 Job Details Senior Sales and Outreach Worker Ref: BISW/SSOW The Big Issue Southampton N/A (Full-time – permanent) Closing: 27 May 2011 SENIOR SALES & OUTREACH WORKER SOUTHAMPTON Ref: BISW/SSOW 37.5 hours … Continue reading

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Last night’s dream

When I woke up this morning Yessir asked me if I’d slept well and I said ‘yes, but I had a really vivid dream which was really strange. I dreamed that I was in a really rural part of China … Continue reading

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The byelaw (part eight)

I set out below two alternatives: the first is what I would call my ideal scenario and the second is what I suggest as an alternative to the current soup run practices if the proposed ban does not take effect. … Continue reading

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The byelaw (part seven)

I’m doing this on my phone – usual apologies. The more difficult part of the byelaw. The banning of lying down and sleeping in public areas in a designated zone. I think i probably have the most hardline approach to … Continue reading

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The byelaw (part six)

(sorry this post was done on my mobile) As previously mentioned on twitter and this blog, the soup runs that offer clothing are targeted by individuals and organised gangs collecting things for street trading. One of the biggest arguments put … Continue reading

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