A bearded dark, chain mail clad Lancelot holds a pale Guineverre in a black and white photo

Room at The Inn — T4K Dec Update

It has been another busy month at Thousand 4 1000. Not only have we been busy raising funds by selling masks and Christmas cards, one of our newest members, Jimmy, set about raising money by restricting his consumption in the run-up to Christmas to just £1 a day. It was an anti-consumerist move designed to encourage people with a little more than enough to share some of their abundance with those without. He raised over £1000.

Luqman Stays — T4K Oct Update

A very happy Halloween to you all. It occurred to me that I almost always have a celebration for which I can wish you joy as a way of opening these newsletters. I rather like that. The festivals that I know about come from a fairly limited subset of traditions, but every tradition has its feasts. I think that is wonderful. It shows that humans, whatever their circumstances, find ways to be with each other and express joy. Winter is coming, which is big news, if true. Given the circumstances we going to need more than our average quotient of joy to make it through the dark days ahead.

Kindness like Asparagus Grows

Ramadan Kareem. It is rather strange to find that the start of summer does not include the Brighton Festival. These are strange times indeed. I very much hope that you …