In the dark and damp of the alley cold, Lay the Christmas tree that hadn’t been sold; By a shopman dourly thrown outside; With the ruck and rubble of Christmas-tide; Trodden deep in the muck and mire, Unworthy even to feed a fire… So I stopped and salvaged that tarnished tree, And thus is the …

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  “The only real blind person at Christmas-time is he who has not Christmas in his heart. We sightless children had the best of eyes that day in our hearts and in our finger-tips. We were glad from the child’s necessity of being happy. The blind who have outgrown the child’s perpetual joy can be …

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author: Shelter target: Prime Minister David Cameron One child waking up homeless on Christmas Day is a tragedy. 80,000 of them is a disgrace. It seems almost unbelievable but it’s true. Thousands of families need Shelter’s help right now — which means we need your help today. Add your name to this petition to David Cameron asking him to …

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