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Serbia/Hungarian border, where the migrants are being literally BEATEN back by racist police!?! WTF year are we living in???

A view on the life of a volunteer helping the migrants in Serbia, and their struggle to stay alive while crossing the border to hungary.

Belgrade barrack’s up date

2 weeks living with the refugees down here in Serbia, and I can honestly say, life is better than working my ass of in the UK... Yes, I'm working harder here for no money, but the job satisfaction just blows my old life away... plus the people are so friendly and appreciative it makes the … Continue reading Belgrade barrack’s up date

Call out for funding for giving the refugees lighting and hot water in Belgrade ‘barracks’

After 3 days in the camp I am beginning to get a view on how I can help and what is needed.  So yesterday I helped one of the other welders here to make 4 oil drum bar b que's, and there was a big chicken fry up all night.  We played Pashto music on … Continue reading Call out for funding for giving the refugees lighting and hot water in Belgrade ‘barracks’

Day 1 – Belgrade refugee camp ‘the Baracks’

So ... we arrived yesterday lunch time, and spent the day meeting people and getting shown around and filled in on how the camp runs.  MSF have a small presence with 3 heated tents, 2 kitchens split the work of cooking around 400 meals, twice a day, there is the soul food kitchen, and the … Continue reading Day 1 – Belgrade refugee camp ‘the Baracks’

On the road to recovery …

A little view on what is like to leave ur home and travel south through France and Italy to help the Fugees in Serbia... So this is my new lul home... kindly donated by my favourite scrap yard-Eco Vans, in Bristol... A week (yes 7 days) of 12-18 hour days work in Mutonia has made … Continue reading On the road to recovery …

Direct Action Volunteer … Stepping out of babylon!!!

So the time has come to put down my life here in the uk for a while... I cannot watch as anymore people starve, freeze or are bombed to death, from my privileged position on a sofa in a warm comfy place, far removed from the harsh realities of life in a world only a … Continue reading Direct Action Volunteer … Stepping out of babylon!!!

Giant table for sale to fund refugee art workshop mission in Greece

So I recently finished this table.  I found this tree fallen in a wood some 3 years ago, and having obtained permission, I milled the wood and stored it to dry.  It was some of the first slabs I laid down properly, and it is finally dry. It is spulted Beech, and stainless steel, and … Continue reading Giant table for sale to fund refugee art workshop mission in Greece

Calais ‘jungle’ eviction and the consequence for the refugees, as direct action volunteers phone is hacked in uk

Views of a volunteer in Calis on the eviction as it unfolds. How it will effect the refugees, as well as my personal story of how my phone’s been hacked while involved. Source: Calais 'jungle' eviction and the consequence for the refugees, as direct action volunteers phone is hacked in uk