Arriving on Lesvos to distribute fishing equipment this week we could not know what would await us. There had been a flare up between locals and police over the building of the new closed prison camp on the island to house new arrivals, but as we made the ferry trip from the main land to … Continue reading Lesvos fascist uprising feb/2020
After a week of road blocking actions aiming to disrupt the set up of the largest arms fair in Europe, we aim to block the access to the East approach to the conference center today as we feel the level of complicity this country plays in arming some of the world's worst dictatorships is completely … Continue reading Stop DSEI arms fair protest 2019
Extinction rebellion protests have been occurring over London and worldwide this week. In London protestors have been occupying 4 sites for almost a week - parliament square, Waterloo bridge, Oxford Circus and Marble Arch. This has done an incredible job of disrupting the routine of London and getting people to slow down and pay attention … Continue reading Extinction Rebellion
Arriving at the Italian French border last night was like going back to the Calais 'jungle' but in snow. 300 plus people shelter from the biting snow under a motorway bridge in tents and tarpaulin structures and huddle around fires of plastic, old blankets and what ever else will burn. There are a rag tag … Continue reading Ventimiglia – Italy. Refugees need support in freezing conditions… 1/3/18
So with a heavy heart I left a job 90 percent finished at One Happy Family day center, the two classrooms having taken our team of 2 iranians, an Afghan, an Algerian, a Jew and I with other volunteers only 1 week and one day to nearly finish. I'm sad at leaving so many lovley … Continue reading On leaving Lesvos and The next chapter, rescue work off Sicily with Life Line
Update on refugee art trails works on Lesbos, and an appeal for fishing equipment to distribute.
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
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 …
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!!!
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 la… Source: Giant table for sale to fund refugee art workshop mission in Greece