Thandi in his council flat in Highgate, Birmingham. He was asked to pay bedroom tax for one room, which would take him into debt. He was attacked in 2005 with injuries to his head and neck leaving him in a coma. After he was released from hospital him and his family moved here from Redditch in 2006 to be closer to the Birmingham rehabilitation centre. He lives here with his wife, son and daughter with whom he moved to England from Zimbabwe in 2002. His daughter is now studying in Nottingham but still comes for visits and use the room. Thandi also uses the room to exercise to become well again. He still visits the rehabilitation centre.