The Tuesday Inspiration: Helping those in need

by Helen Hooker January. 24, 2012 3581 views

In Chichester you see very few people who would fit into the category of today??s theme. However, every week I see to people selling the Big Issue magazine, a publication designed to help those who have found themselves in this predicament. I??ve featured one of our local Big Issue sellers [photoblog.com] once before for the TI but as this week??s issue had such a striking and graphic front cover I decided to buy a copy and feature the magazine itself this time.

Thanks to Gerd [photoblog.com] for setting today??s theme. Last Tuesday??s theme was ??new??. The other interpretations of this week??s theme can be found here [photoblog.com].

The ??Tuesday Inspiration? began in 2009 when Stéfan [photoblog.com] and I started setting each other a photographic challenge on a? Tuesday. Very soon afterwards, we decided to open this up to other PB members, followed by the idea that we should not reveal what the subject is, so that other members could compare how different members view a single theme. The Tuesday Inspiration is not a contest or a challenge, but a group of people all agreeing to post their interpretation of a single theme on Tuesdays. Each week, one of the contributors sets the theme. There are now over 40 members contributing to the TI. We have only two ??rules?: don??t include the subject in the TI title or tags and please comply with standard PB guidelines on courtesy, etc. If you would like to take part, please send me a message via this blog.

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Milton Jacob 5 years, 9 months ago

nice

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Oscar 5 years, 9 months ago

Perfect Helen!!!! :)

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Brenda Nelson 5 years, 9 months ago

With the economy as it is world-wide, I suppose more people will find themselves in this "predicament"! A great magazine with a great mission.

5 years, 9 months ago Edited
Lukesmom 5 years, 9 months ago

What an interesting magazine!! I like it!

5 years, 9 months ago Edited
Marsha 5 years, 9 months ago

Creative idea and great shot for this week's TI, Helen!

5 years, 9 months ago Edited
Jennifer Litwinowicz 5 years, 9 months ago

nice post!

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Kecskemétiné Nelli 5 years, 9 months ago

Great idea, I used to get one every now and then when in Britain... there is a similar project in Hungary called "Without shelter" but not very high-quality because much less people support the cause.

5 years, 9 months ago Edited
Sherij 5 years, 9 months ago

Wonderful and inspiring. great theme post!

5 years, 9 months ago Edited
Anna-Marya Tompa 5 years, 9 months ago

very appropriate

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Josy 5 years, 9 months ago

Excellent shot, Helen

5 years, 9 months ago Edited
Maz 5 years, 9 months ago

Very nice. :)

5 years, 9 months ago Edited
Sandra Vermeulen 5 years, 9 months ago

Perfection for the TI!!

5 years, 9 months ago Edited
Moira 5 years, 9 months ago

A brilliant idea. great shot.

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