Branislava, Hausing Center, Belgrade

Football practice, Athens

Cais, Lisbon

“There’s a Homeless World Cup?”

Even after thirteen years of running, an idea can still blow some people away. Yesterday the Homeless World Cup kicked off in Santiago, Chile, for what is the thirteenth tournament of its kind.… Continue reading

Why I decided to visit streetpapers

I think I first decided to make a kind of alternative trip talking to people on the fringes of society when I learned that there was a network of streetpapers scattered across Europe.… Continue reading

For no frills budget travel, try migrant sea crossings – without a lifejacket

It’s something that wouldn’t sound out of place in a sketch satirising the marketing practices of certain low-cost airlines: “Lifejackets are an optional extra”. (The sketch already exists in fact, see here). But imagine… Continue reading

About this project

According to figures from the Combined Homelessness and Information Network (CHAIN) and released by the UK’s Department for Communities and Local Government, 6,437 people were seen rough sleeping in the UK between 2012… Continue reading

Lice v Lice: Filling the gap in Macedonian media

When we visit the fifth-floor offices of the streetpaper Lice v Lice in late July, the International Network of Streetpapers (INSP)’s annual conference is fast approaching. For Lice v Lice founder Klimentina Ilijevski,… Continue reading

Fridays at Momin Potok, Macedonia

One thing Momin Potok currently doesn’t lack is water. There are perhaps four hundred of the two-litre bottles heaped in front of us, for a centre that receives about 40 people per week. “For Serbia,”… Continue reading

Elenora: “We need a shelter in the centre of Skopje”

Before I visit Elenora, head of the unit for social, child and health protection, in the city of Skopje, I have already heard a lot about the role of the civil service in… Continue reading