|"The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich and the poor alike to sleep under bridges, |
to beg in the streets, and to steal bread" (Anatole France, Le Lys rouge/The Red Lily, 1894)
Photo taken on London Bridge earlier this month.
This year, homeless charity Crisis has opened five day centres over Christmas in London, including two in SE London:
'City of London Academy on Lynton Road will be the Bermondsey Centre. You can get picked up near Waterloo Station, the Park in Temple Place Crescent off Victoria Embankment, London Bridge (behind Southwark Cathedral) and a fourth being outside Bermondsey Tube Station...The final centre will be based at Lewisham College on Deptford Church Street'.