Homelessness & Pets

Many of us wouldn’t dream of living without our furry friends, particularly in the trying and often lonely times of lockdown. But for some people experiencing homelessness, the difficult choice between their pet dogs and a roof over their head comes up all too much. Some hostels and temporary accommodation providers don’t allow dogs, which… Read More Homelessness & Pets

Notes from Underground

BY ANDREW MOODY Smoking crack feels good. That’s the honest truth. It will completely destroy you, but the fact remains: smoking crack feels good. I first started smoking crack when I was about twenty or twenty one. It seemed like a natural progression for me. I fell in love with the romance of crack addiction.… Read More Notes from Underground

17 Months

BY ANDREW MOODY The seventeenth month anniversary of my psychiatric incarceration occurred on January 22nd 2021, two days after Joe Biden’s inauguration. My ex girlfriend Khair was the start of it all, a beautiful Somali with high cheekbones, full lips, big brown eyes, a rapier wit and a taste for danger. We met in 2017… Read More 17 Months

Drugs Don’t Work

BY ANDREW MOODY It’s been a few weeks since I absconded from the Acute Ward. I was registered as a missing person, and the police texted and called me every hour I was AWOL. Wandering on aching feet throughout London, I couldn’t get a hotel room because of Covid 19 measures, meaning they only accepted… Read More Drugs Don’t Work