It all started with a kind young man and a lifeless three year old boy. The photo of Aylan Kurdi, a Syrian child who drowned in an attempt to reach Europe, quickly became a powerful symbol of the dangerous journeys our fellow human beings undergo to flee from Syria and other war-torn countries. As I… Continue reading A Ripple in the Ocean: Volunteering in Calais Refugee Camp
On Being Home and Homeless
My father had always teased me for helping displaced refugees while being homeless myself, as I’d practically been homeless in the UK for more than two months.
Calais Chronicles #1: My Sudanese Brother
Meet my dear friend and brother Jamal from Darfur, Sudan, one of the smartest & kindest people I met in ‘The Jungle’ camp.