Monthly Archives: December 2013

FEED Food Banks at Durham University

It’s staggering to think that, less than 20 minutes’ drive from central Durham, over 700 families, 1500 individuals and 800 children have at some point had to rely on emergency food parcels, even for a short period of time. But that’s the stark reality that many people in East Durham are facing.

Continue reading


Jailbreak: Durham to Dusseldorf

On a dark and cold morning on Saturday 9th November 2013 Tom Eaton and myself, along with 90 or so participants, descended upon the Durham Courthouse for a weekend of genuinely spontaneous adventure.  Having donned our animal onsies, newly acquired yellow DUCK t-shirts and with our cardboard signs in hand we set off.

Continue reading