Top of the posts: Homelessness, Ed Balls and Hepatitis C
In the run up to Christmas, spare a thought for homeless people. Joanne Brooks shared her experiences of becoming homeless and coping with it.
In the world of music Emma Gritt caught up with former Busted member and current Fightstar frontman, Charlie Simpson about travelling to Siberia to break the record for playing the coldest gig in the world.
Meanwhile Gizzi Erskine, a patron for the Hepatitis C Trust discussed a healthy, liver friendly diet for sufferers and joint hosting a party with Boy George to raise awareness about the condition.
Alex Masters interviewed Kelvin Doe, a teenager from Sierra Leone who is repurposing rubbish and transforming it into electronic gadgets. Kelvin’s work has now attracted the attention of MIT and he has become the youngest person to be invited in their ‘Visiting Practitioner’s Program.
Here are the most read blogs from the past week, as determined by the stats
1. ‘Homelessness does not just happen to vulnerable people’ By Joanne Brooks
3. Review of Homeland ‘Two Hats’ By Charles Reynolds
5. Inspiring Teenager from Sierra Leone turns trash into technology By Alex Masters
6. Tough Catalonia and tough Scotland in search of independence? By George Angus West
7. Tactics Talk: Manchester United attack covers farcical defending… again By Jonny Boyle
8. Instagram begin rolling out web profiles for all users By Alex Masters
9. Twitter’s 6th Birthday: A look back By Chloe Hamilton
10. Ed Balls: “Sometimes my stammer gets the better of me” By John Rentoul
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