• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Homeless Essay

Extracts from this document...


When one door closes another one opens- right? So how come in my case, the doors just keep dosing; just suggesting to me that I am a complete and utter failure. My partner left me; I lost my job as an accountant on corruption rumours, just as I was starting to sort my life out. Back then, I used to think how wonderful life was- how I used to come home after earning a decent wage, then cuddle up to my partner, Alice, at night. We thought about having kids you know. We made up names and thought about how nice it would be. ...read more.


Coffee- that is all I can remember from the journey. Just gallons of coffee being gulped down into my stomach with a loud gurgling noise, before feeling sick after drinking too much full- fat milk. It is a shame that I drunk so much-1 most probably could have negotiated my way to a cheaper fare, but too much caffeine is not good for you. "Welcome to Kings' Cross St. Pancras a sign said. A sign that tried to promote the look of a grotty, concrete building that was covered with a thick coat of dodgy gloss paint. A few hundred yards later, I found myself staring out onto a road, which was packed with hundreds of cars, and a pavement that was bustling with pedestrians, all over- shadowed by cold, grey buildings. ...read more.


But as more stone cold buildings went past, I felt less safe. All of the knife crime you hear about? Scary- isn't it? I saw a tube station, somewhere near Tower Bridge. My footsteps echoed through the empty corridors, and the narrow tunnel that befell me. I saw a small alcove, away from the main area of the station, but in a great light. I unpacked my sleeping bag gingerly, afraid of my first night on the streets. Once I had fluffed up my pillow, I gently lulled myself off to sleep. As I was nodding off, a group of rowdy, drunken teenagers came pummelling down the stairs of the station, and into the floodlit section where I lay. "Whaddyou want?" I questioned. ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE Writing to Inform, Explain and Describe section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related GCSE Writing to Inform, Explain and Describe essays

  1. Being Homeless

    that he was looking directly into my eyes and asking me my name and my age. I passed the interview with flying colours and I was working in the supermarket the next day. A few weeks on from that interview and I was able to apply for a council flat.

  2. Original Writing I Am Homeless (To describe how being homeless ...

    The location isn't stated but connoted by the skyscrapers giving you the impression that it is New York; also when you look closely you see the Empire State building which is only in New York.

  1. Gun Crime essay

    The Second Amendment. This document proposed that bearing arms as safety was perfectly fine as long as a maintained militia was enforced. Moreover, the people of 1787 used guns in many aspects of live such as hunting for food or trade; fighting for land or power and protection.

  2. 38 Kings Road

    Suddenly every cell in my body turned to ice. She opened the door and asked "are you feeling okay Sal?" I jumped out of bed and grabbed my sister. Almost unbelievably together, we both started screaming. Her husband came in to calm us down and asked what was going on, we looked at each other and again together spoke the words 'it's the wardrobe!'.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work