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A life on the streets of Oxford

Michael Jacob records a few days in the life of rough-sleeper Chad

Life on the streets of Oxford, Scott’s story

Last week I got into a conversation with a homeless man I’d seen many times before, but never really spoken to. Scott Hadlow, a...

From cocaine to porcelain: how one homeless person escaped crime

Michael Jacobs meets one of Oxford's many homeless people to hear his life story, from crime to happiness to the streets.

Town versus gown: a view from the fence of the age-old...

Coming to Oxford was an overwhelming experience of excruciating pain, tears and much fussing around me; so much of all this that I hardly...

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