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 – 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 – 20th February 2016

My Refugee Journey – 20th February 2016 After another long night at the Kara Tepe, I awake to a message from the head of HSA (Humanitarian Support Agency) asking for a meeting…  Its become apparent that several small refugee boats are still getting to the shore of Lesvos undetected, making their journey more dangerous…  SoContinue reading “My Refugee Journey – 20th February 2016”

My Refugee Journey – 17th February 2016

Today was the busiest day I’ve had since being here in Lesvos, which is about 10days now…  We started the day with a massive beach clean-up, which is where lots of volunteers from various groups/organisations here to support the refugees go to the beach and clear as much of the life jackets and small boatsContinue reading “My Refugee Journey – 17th February 2016”