The Time I Bothered to Listen to a Homeless Person

It was on a hot day that I met Patrick. I was sitting at an outdoor table in the park beside the London museum where I worked.

He sat opposite me, setting down his bag as if to rest for a moment. He faced away, gazing nowhere in particular. It wasn’t completely unusual for him to sit there, as the benches and tables were communal. I picked at my salad. He began to talk. Just…

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Steven Gambardella

Steven Gambardella

I am a history PhD sharing the lessons of philosophy and history with practical benefits for your life and work. Get in touch: stevengambardella@gmail.com