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August - September 2022 : Creativity READ ONLINE




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Mat's column: Live, listen, learn

When the Pavement was offered a chance to host a panel at this year’s Byline Festival, we thought it might be an opportunity to raise awareness about our magazine and the issues faced by the homeless community we represent, writes Mat Amp.

Object Hunters
Julz Watt and Mat Amp spent a day with the founders of the Museum of Homelessness ahead of their State of the Nation event at the Tate Modern
“Never give up...”
A tribute to Jimmy Carlson, OBE
Hollywood homelessness
Richard Gere attends the closing night of Glasgow Film Festival for the first UK screening of his new film
A new spoken word piece by a homeless group reveals the sounds of rough sleeping


Panic writing

At times creativity, like nature, thrives off of necessity. Backed into a corner with a deadline looming, our deputy editor’s creative faculty springs into action. Words by Mat Amp

Hope springs

Finding oneself caught somewhere between optimism, despair and hope as lockdown comes to an end. By Mat Amp

Outside looking in

How being homeless left even more people on the outside, by Mat Amp 

Show time

Accumulate's moving online ceremony. Report by Mat Amp

How was lockdown?

Groundswell is monitoring the Impact of Covid-19 on people who are homeless. Report by Mat Amp, Jo Brown & Martin Burrows

Escape plan
What we lose in the fire we find in the ashes, writes Mat Amp


Access denied by Mat Amp

Drawing on his own experience of homelessness and feeling disconnected to the wider world, deputy editor Mat Amp outlines the need for free, open access to the internet for all

The fuel for connection

Tackling the disconnection many of us have felt since the Covid-19 pandemic started, Mat Amp emphasises the need to share and empathise with stories

Circle of truth

Taking in the day-to-day, service delivery, addiction and work, Mat Amp explores what respect, disrespect and self-respect mean

Lockdown, life & other things

Musings and meditations on the past 18 months, after a brush with bad health.

Creative writing

Confronting and (gradually) overcoming grief and writer’s block,
by Mat Amp

A new day

Is it just possible that things are changing for the better? Round-up by Deputy Editor Mat Amp


Kevin Headley
For Kevin Headley, who died aged 52 on 5 May 2018 as the result of a suspected heart attack

Your voice

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