Living in a tent in my house.

Benefit tales

This appeared on my Facebook feed today:

“I FACED THIS CHOICE:
a. Heating my home, not affording to pay rent and ending up homeless and living in a tent in a field
OR
b. Not heating my home, paying my rent and living in a tent in my house and therefore keeping my home”

THE TENT:
Last time I stated that I was living in a tent in my bedroom I got mixed reactions. Some people openly laughed, some people just thought I was aiming to get sympathy (a neighbour of mine treated me like I was begging ‘I’ll have to save my scraps for you’), some people empathised.

I’m not out for charity or sympathy and the neighbour is a Tory (so what else did I expect). I just want to highlight the terrible place Britain has become, and maybe give people who are struggling to heat their homes…

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