The world has changed. Nothing is as it was. There is war in Europe, we feel unsafe, social media is creating divisions that would otherwise have been just differences of opinion but now create serious and sometimes dangerous divides. I am finding it hard to make sense of everything and I also feel I have […]
Sylvain is used to making his own food, he doesn’t like the food served in the hotel. There is no fridge in his room, he has no access to a kitchen, and is not allowed to have visitors. Soon the nice hotel became a true headache for Fabien. He was constantly hungry, and tried to eat what was served to him in cardboard boxes every day. But he just couldn’t eat much. And to make matters worse, every time he worked a late shift, he would come home after 10 PM, when the kitchen was closed and had no food at all.
I was kindly asked to speak about my work on The New Rebels and this blog for world Social work day in Cork. I will get 10 minutes to speak. Here is the theme: Societies Thrive when the dignity and rights of all peoples are respected. So now aI am wondering how to approach it and […]
While I had my programme on Irish Radio International, I did the following interview with a Nigerian lady who lives close by. She had been telling me shocking stories of teens throwing stones at her house, and even petrol bombs. She kindly agreed to give me an interview, This interview was shared on various anti […]
One of the lessons I have learned over the last few years as an expat, and through my friendships with people from all over the world is that racism is much more prevalent than we think. I think that any white person of my generation is racist by nature or rather by inheritance. It is […]