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  1. The Radio 4 Christmas Appeal helps homeless and vulnerable people. Recieved with Thanks looks at how you helped make a difference last year. 

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  2. As soon as I was instituted as vicar of St Martin-in-the-Fields in Trafalgar Square six months ago, this was something I knew I needed to do. If I was going to speak publicly about these issues I needed to know what sleeping outside felt like.

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  3. Some of Radio 4's best known voices will be taking shifts with the phone team at St Martin-in-the-Fields on Trafalgar Square.

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  4. We are fortunate enough to have somewhere to live, which is one of the reasons why we support the St Martin-in-the-Fields Christmas Appeal by making and selling Christmas puddings.

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  5. The Damnation of Faust at the English National Opera Tempted to test your memories of the year's music, films, books and more? Then try these two: 1. What links John Cleese's Alimony Tour, The Damnation of Faust at the English National Opera and a new short opera The Doctor's Tale at t...

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  6. The morning after I had visited The Connection at St Martins, I woke up at 5 am and wasn't able to fall back asleep. It was dark and cold - the timer on the central heating not yet having kicked in - and outside icy raindrops were pinging off the bedroom window. I pulled the duvet up to my chin ...

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  7. I had this slightly mad idea. I knew our slideshow A Step Away from Homelessness made for the Radio 4 St Martin-in-the-Fields Christmas Appeal would be showing on BBC Big Screens all round the UK. The slide show is about life on the streets, how you become invisible and how it's often difficult ...

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  8. As I emerge from the Tube at Embankment, I step over a pile of crushed cardboard boxes, surrounded by a scatter of tins. Somebody's bed last night. It's after 9am but the cold still strikes through my fleece and I'm glad to get indoors at the building opposite St Martin-in-the-Fields which house...

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  9. Ed's note: The Radio 4 Christmas Appeal starts this Sunday. You can hear from people helped by previous appeals in Sally's last blog post. Details of how to donate can be found here - PM If you phone us to give a donation on Sunday - we promise we won't play you music whilst you wait...

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