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The bee and the beggar

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I dont know about Manchester but I just got back from a weekend break in Oxford and I cannot remember seeing so many beggars in such a small area. More than in central London.

The place is packed with tourists of course but I suspect mainly it is due to the privileged, educated types living there... must make them feel good to help a beggar. There was one young girl, still asleep in a door way in the morning with four celophane wrapped baguettes waiting for her for her breakfast. If I ever fall on very hard times I'm heading for Oxford! 

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