Who we are News and blogs Glass Door in the press Coverage in The Times 8 Dec 2017: "I still work, but it doesn't pay enough". Alan has a biology degree from the University of Glasgow. He works full-time as a teaching assistant in a London school. Alan & his wife, a graduate of the National Academy of Fine Arts & Architecture in Kiev, are guests of the Glass Door shelters. Journalist Kaya Burgess reports from the Glass Door shelter at St Dionis in early December. Thanks due the Diocese of London for promoting the work of Glass Door as part of their appeal for the homeless. Article can be found online at The Times.