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  • My Refugee Journey – Day2 at Idomeni

    My Refugee Journey – Day2 at Idomeni

    My Refugee Journey – Day2 at Idomeni Day started about 10am, I would say that those that can afford to buy some of their own food don’t bother getting up for breakfast and lay in, some don’t get up until 11am…  I guess they could be thinking what is the point of getting up? On […]

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  • My Refugee Journey – 4th May 2016 | Day 1 in Idomeni

    My Refugee Journey – 4th May 2016 | Day 1 in Idomeni

    My Refugee Journey – 4th May 2016 | Day 1 in Idomeni After talking to a taxi driver in Macedonia close to the border with Greece, we agreed for him to drop me off in view of the refugees in Idomeni from the Macedonia side of the border…  This was for me to be able […]

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  • My Refugee Journey – 21st April 2016 Belgrade

    My Refugee Journey – 21st April 2016 Belgrade

    My Refugee Journey – 21st April 2016 Belgrade I woke up today to find out that Serbian Police had moved in on the two parks where most of the refugees live and sleep and evicted the refugees from the area.  All tents were confiscated, cut up and thrown in the bin, sleeping bags and blankets […]

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  • My Refugee Journey – Belgrade 17th April 2016

    My Refugee Journey – Belgrade 17th April 2016

    My Refugee Journey – Belgrade 17th April 2016 The day started with heading down to the two parks near the Belgrade railway station where the refugees are situated.  They are two small parks where a strange co-existence of both refugees and locals during the day sit and relax in the park…  During days like today […]

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  • My Refugee Journey 13th – 15th April 2016 – Belgrade Serbia

    My Refugee Journey 13th – 15th April 2016 – Belgrade Serbia

    I’ve now been in Belgrade Serbia for three days; I arrived on Wednesday 13th first thing in the morning after my flight from Gatwick to Belgrade via Istanbul where I had to wait for 8hrs between flights. I flew by Turkish Airlines who were awesome! I really mean that, the plane was very comfortable, the […]

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Interview with Bian a 13yr Old Girl From Damascus, Syria

Interview with Bian a 13yr Old Girl From Damascus, Syria

I’ve decided to ask the same six questions to the refugee youth of Idomeni to see if any of their thoughts and feelings are different to the adults and to show the dreams of these children who have grown up knowing almost nothing but war. Bian is just like any other 13yr old girl that […]

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My Refugee Journey – 30th April to 2nd May 2016 | Macedonia

My Refugee Journey – 30th April to 2nd May 2016 | Macedonia

My Refugee Journey – 30th April to 2nd May 2016 | Macedonia Saturday 30th April Three Syrian refugees who I’ve known since Lesvos are trapped in Macedonia in a refugee transit camp currently, but the support from some friends in Portugal and Canada, we are gathering together information to help get them asylum in Portugal. This […]

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A Look Inside Tabanovce Refugee Transit Camp | Macedonia

A Look Inside Tabanovce Refugee Transit Camp | Macedonia

Tabanovce is a Refugee Transit Camp just inside the Macedonia on its border with Serbia…  This small camp has been home recently to around 1500 refugees, though now at the time of writing this, the numbers have gone down to around 600 with very few making it into Macedonia now the borders are shut and […]

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Time for a Rethink on the Impact of the Refugee Crisis?

Time for a Rethink on the Impact of the Refugee Crisis?

Time for a Rethink on the Impact of the Refugee Crisis? It’s now been 5yrs since the troubles we are seeing in Syria started, innocent men, women and children fleeing war and terror on two fronts, from their own Government and from ISIS.  We have seen the horrors in the media and press show the […]

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The Story of Safwat a Syrian Refugee & His Family

The Story of Safwat a Syrian Refugee & His Family

The Story of Safwat a Syrian Refugee & His Family I met Safwat back in February 2016, when I was volunteering at Kara Tepe Refugee Camp on the Greek island of Lesvos…  We instantly formed a friendship, he spoke fluent English and was able to help me help other refugees on the camp that could […]

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My Refugee Journey – The Journey to Macedonia and First Day In Country 28th & 29th April 2016

My Refugee Journey – The Journey to Macedonia and First Day In Country 28th & 29th April 2016

My Refugee Journey – The Journey to Macedonia and First Day In Country 28th & 29th April 2016 Belgrade to Tabanovce Refugee Transit Camp in Macedonia on the Serbian border… I arrived at the Belgrade Bus Station in plenty of time to board the coach that was due to leave at 11:20am – I waited […]

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17yr old Refugee Girl Detained at Ellinko Detention Centre Dies in Hospital

17yr old Refugee Girl Detained at Ellinko Detention Centre Dies in Hospital

17yr old Refugee Girl detained at Elliniko Detention Centre Dies in Laiko Hospital A 17yr old girl has lost her battle to stay alive after becoming ill several days ago…  According to her mother the girl became ill at the Ellinko Detention Centre, but due to the fact there is only one infirmary at the […]

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The Tragedy of Child Life Due to War & The Refugee Crisis

The Tragedy of Child Life Due to War & The Refugee Crisis

The Tragedy of Child Life Due to War & the Refugee Crisis Even since before the EU-Turkey Agreement came into place last month, conditions for any refugee/migrant was appalling and beyond comprehension whether on the journey itself or at various refugee camps or gathering areas across Europe.  You would think that at least when they […]

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10tons of fire Wood Donated to the Refugees Trapped in Idomeni

10tons of fire Wood Donated to the Refugees Trapped in Idomeni

On Thursday 14th April, 10tons of much needed fire wood arrived in Idomeni… The donation was from the Costa Del Sol West, Anglican Church. Many of these 12,000 refugees/migrants have been stranded with no way of moving on further into Europe since all borders were closed including the Greek Border with Macedonia. Fire wood is […]

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The Despair of One Afghan Migrant Wanting To Be Reunited With His Wife & Baby in the UK

The Despair of One Afghan Migrant Wanting To Be Reunited With His Wife & Baby in the UK

The Despair of One Afghan Migrant Wanting To Be Reunited With His Wife & Baby in the UK Today I met with an Afghan male who during the US lead war in Afghanistan was a translator for the British Army.  He didn’t want his name used or a photo of him for reasons you will […]

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