Category Archives: 10.Calais, France.

THE BASICS.

Being one out of something like seven billion people on the Planet you wonder what you yourself can do to help heal all the ills we see around us. The Refugee situation crossing Europe is just another one of our … Continue reading

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Keep it simple. Can we?

Six or seven trips to Calais over the past year, the most recent being yesterday Monday 7th September. Dover/Calais return day trip-£16. Half of the Syrian Refugees live below the lighthouse, (you can obviously see the landmark from miles afar). … Continue reading

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Reverse Crowdfunding.

For those of you who are not sure of what Crowdfunding is it’s a method of raising funds on the internet for projects you otherwise cannot find the money for yourself. You write up your project, tell everyone how much you … Continue reading

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The Beach (clean).

In 1999 Danny Boyle directed The Beach, a film adapted from Alex Garland’s novel of the same name which was published in 1996. Leonardo DiCaprio starred in the film and was set on the Thai island of Koh Phi Phi. … Continue reading

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Slavery? Not in my opinion!

Not knowing quite what to write about after my last visit to the ‘illegal’ Migrant population in Calais, I posted a short tweet on twitter:  It goes like this: Starting a debate on employing “Irregular Migrants” on Europe’s borders and … Continue reading

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Weak message/Strong message?

The Syrian Migrant population in the port of Calais, France is around eighty persons at the moment and they started their ‘rolling’ demonstration on the 6th November 2014. They started with 80 people but numbers dwindled rapidly.  It is not … Continue reading

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the briefcase.

Another trip to Calais, France.  A trip to scour the beaches, to document the litter, to think on the feasibility of employing the many desperate Migrants who are racing to Europe in their attempt to create safety away from turmoil. … Continue reading

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