Category Archives: Litter, Human Rights and Travel

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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To be kidnapped or not to be kidnapped.

Have you read Brian Keenan’s book, “An Evil Cradling”?  The most amazing book I have ever read.  And I’ve read it more than once.  I used to carry it with me on my travels.  I used it like a bible.  … Continue reading

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Swift operation in Calais.

The French Authorities have once again rounded up many of the Migrants in Calais and they are supposedly being housed in detention centres in the suburbs. It happened this morning and below is a report by the BBC. I e … Continue reading

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This is how it is.

There are about eight hundred undocumented Migrants in Calais in Northern France. Calais is about 21 miles from Dover in the UK. There are regular ferry crossings. The journey is about an hour an a half and at the moment, … Continue reading

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Adam’s Story.

Our Planet is covered in litter, perhaps the percentage of trash to land/sea surface area is minimal but the visual, emotional and health effect is large. Volunteer litter pickers do a great job, as do NGO’s and Charities dedicated to … Continue reading

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Slacking…but still active.

Write a book he says.  It’ll pay for my litter picking business he says. Yeah, right!  So to kick start my literary career I thought I’d just start telling some stories, (true stories) on ‘you tube’…and here’s the first one. … Continue reading

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Thank you Melilla. (Day 3 of 3)…notes from an apprentice policy changer.

Thank goodness for the IPPR’s report on Sub-Saharan Migrants in Morocco. I have read it three times and it gives an in depth background to the present troubles, the reasons for them and the outlines to reducing them, (ideally eradicating … Continue reading

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Who’s heard of Melilla? (Day 1 of 3).

…until 5 weeks ago I hadn’t. I know of Ceuta because I was there in 1985, but no, not until I googled ‘documentary makers’ did I come across David Fedele and his 3 minute 3 second trailer for his 1 … Continue reading

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Choose some of your photos…and tell us about them.

1)  Taken today, Monday 18th  November 2013.  Advertisement pinned on a tree outside old Infirmary building in Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK.  I like it when people use alternative methods to attract attention. 2)  Talking of attracting attention.  This was my way … Continue reading

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To whom it may concern…

A few photographs and a few comments from the last few days. What kind of World do you wish to live in? How can you help create it? Do you believe we can create it? I walked down to the … Continue reading

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