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Lou’s Story – ‘Lou’

Posted on November 30, 2011 by admin

Last December I moved into my very first apartment. I was grateful for my own space, but the 1970’s décor meant it was going to need a lot of work and love to get it to feel like home in … Continue reading

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Kirstie Tomlin – ‘Kirstie’

Posted on November 30, 2011 by admin

In my teens and twenties I worked in a record shop – yes I was that cool! My Mum was always concerned about one of my fellow co-workers who she thought looked too thin. Just before Christmas one year we … Continue reading

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Sarah’s story – ‘Sarah’

Posted on November 30, 2011 by admin

It’s been a tradition among a group of friends at church to go carol singing close to Christmas.  We usually head down to a wealthy estate, dressed in lots of layers; holding our carol sheets and lanterns in our frozen … Continue reading

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Simon’s story – ‘Simon’

Posted on November 30, 2011 by admin

Each year, I ask my family for my presents to be turned into gifts for the poorest of the poor in Burundi.  A goat costs just £20 and provides milk, manure and meat for children in Pygmy families.  For £60, … Continue reading

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Christine Bollans – ‘Christine’

Posted on July 6, 2010 by admin

My friend is a single mum with 3 children aged 7, 8 and 9. Coming up to Christmas she spent all she had on presents, food and decorations to make Christmas enjoyable for her kids. I asked her what she … Continue reading

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