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This episode is another absolute treat.

This week’s guest is ‘Hairdresser to the Homeless,’ Joshua Coombes. After years of living parallel lives working to destigmatize and unpick the stereotypes around some of the most marginalised of society, it’s been a long time coming that we record this episode together. 

Josh started a hashtag and global movement called Do Something for Nothing after he began cutting hair for people living on the street and sharing before-and-after photos on Instagram, using them as a vehicle to share people’s stories.

We talk about shame, trust, patience and pain and some of the amazing people he has met on the street over the years.

We also share the project we’ve been working on together over the last few months. It’s called People of the Pandemic and it’s a global portrait series amplifying the stories of the every day heroes getting us through COVID-19. It’s something we truly believe in to set new foundations for the future, and we’re very happy to share it with you!

This episode is a collection of some of our learnings both individually and together over the last 5 years. It’s a really important and personal one to me,  so I hope you enjoy it. 

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