My Refugee Journey – 11th March 2016

My Refugee Journey – Friday 11th March 2016 My first real day off since I got to Lesvos on 6thApril…  I’ve hurt my back enough for the Doc to give me two days off.  Day was spent doing admin so I guess not totally a day off but sat down doing admin on the laptopContinue reading “My Refugee Journey – 11th March 2016”

My Refugee Journey – 10th March 2016

My Refugee Journey – 10th March 2016 A day that left me by the end of it being stabbed in the arse!!!  The day started off normally, off to camp for 2pm start at Kara Tepe Camp where I got to work on making more tea for the refugees and handing out lunch…  The dayContinue reading “My Refugee Journey – 10th March 2016”

My Refugee Journey – 9th March 2016

My Refugee Journey – 9th March 2016 Today the morning shift have still not been able to make tea for the refugees in camp, so when our shift get to camp at 2pm, we are hoping to get the tea on as soon as we can during our shift.  But we have problems still, weContinue reading “My Refugee Journey – 9th March 2016”

My Refugee Journey – 8th March 2016

My Refugee Journey – 8th March 2016 Today at camp there’s a lot of moving around in the community square we call Kara Tepe Square…  The area where the refugees gather and where we serve the tea, and food.  A number of new large containers have arrived and we’ve been told we need to moveContinue reading “My Refugee Journey – 8th March 2016”

My Refugee Journey – 7th March 2016

My Refugee Journey – 7th March 2016 2pm and its back at Kara Tepe Refugee Camp…  serving tea and painting and drawing with the kids.  I enjoy entertaining the kids and making them laugh, I taught them a few things including the Big Fish Little Fish Cardboard Box dance which they find very funny andContinue reading “My Refugee Journey – 7th March 2016”

My Refugee Journey – 6th March 2016

My Refugee Journey – 6th March 2016 OK, hoping this is as detailed as I just wrote, as the crappy laptop I’m using that really needs replacing decided to shut down and reboot and didn’t auto save my work that I was just working on, my whole blog for today lost! OK, I so don’tContinue reading “My Refugee Journey – 6th March 2016”

My Refugee Journey – 4th March 2016

My Refugee Journey – 4th March 2016 A great day today, every day is great, so rewarding, from just little things through out each day, like making tea to giving the tea out to the refugees to kicking the football about with the kids.  But today Fred who is the boss of HSA with his wifeContinue reading “My Refugee Journey – 4th March 2016”

My Refugee Journey – 3rd March 2016

My Refugee Journey – 3rd March 2016 Today Ive sort of got a day off to help my back recover, but I’ve already arranged to be with Nicolle Hodges from CTV (A Canadian TV Channel) who was going to volunteer from 4pm-midnight at Kara Tepe, helping with the tea, so we meet up before and weContinue reading “My Refugee Journey – 3rd March 2016”

My Refugee Journey – 1/2nd March 2016

My Refugee Journey – 1st and 2nd March 2016 Back on Tea duty at Kara Tepe Refugee Camp – a very busy camp with over 1000 refugees on site – at 6pm about 400 refugees left for the ferry to Athens but coaches full of refugees keep arriving – speaking to my UNHCR Friend AbdulaContinue reading “My Refugee Journey – 1/2nd March 2016”

My Refugee Journey – 26th to 29th February 2016

My Refugee Journey – 26th February to 29th February 2016 Well it’s been hectic! Boats are coming across from Turkey at a much bigger rate – It’s been so busy Ive not even had chance to write my blog onto the word doc before I post it to my website.  So although I have everythingContinue reading “My Refugee Journey – 26th to 29th February 2016”