Broken mirror mosaic

Broken mirror mosaic

Meeting Evelyn (not her real name) at the night shelter was like looking at a mosaic made from the broken mirrors of my childhood. When Evelyn’s second husband lost his job they fell into the shelter system. Her husband is originally from Limpopo. The bond between...
The importance of rest

The importance of rest

*Hi, I’m Cathy. I’m a U-turn Phase 3 Work-readiness graduate. My passion is communication and I’m part of the U-turn communication team. Every week I will be writing a blog post sharing my personal experience on this programme, to give you a window...
New life created in the rubble

New life created in the rubble

There is excitement in the air at U-turn as we have finished construction and opened our ninth charity shop at Access Park, Kenilworth. You can find beautiful preloved garments delicately colour coded to make the selection of clothes easy on the customer’s eyes. In...