Imagine being homeless during this pandemic

By Michael Byrne
October 9 2021 - 11:00pm
Couchsurfing during COVID

Ever since I was in high school I've thought that the size of your key collection had a lot to do with your respectability. My P.E teacher in year 10 sported a hunk of keys that you'd be pressed to stretch your fist around. Not that we would have ever dared to try. At a boy's school full of hope and testosterone Mr. D was like a God to us. He had a key to every door and an audience awaiting him behind each of them. As the runner for a league-leading footy team we could glimpse him dashing across our TV screens on a Saturday in his cap and sunglasses. His calves were the size of Christmas hams, his smile was especially for the cameras.

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