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Down the Garden Path (preview)

September 23, 2017


The Big Issue has just published Down the Garden Path. Here’s how it starts: My neighbor pulls up as I’m standing in my front yard looking, again, at all the weeds, wondering where on earth to start. “What’s the plan?” he asks cheerily, closing his car door. “Oh, there’s no plan,” I say. “There’s never […]

Visiting George

December 30, 2013


This story was published in The Big Issue (#447, 6-25 December 2013) I went away for two weeks and came back to find George’s home was up for sale. He’d lived in the cream and green weatherboard house for about 30 years, much of that time on his own. And now he was gone. His […]