Well, my humble notion of regularly updating you with interesting vignettes of life on the road collapsed quicker than even I might have anticipated. Rest assured, there are at least four half-finished drafts of travel stories (of exceptional potential) in my journal and on my laptop just waiting for a leisurely afternoon to be finished. … Continue reading July Recap
That they almost didn’t let me on the flight came – surprisingly, perhaps – as no great surprise. In fact, it was something of a thrill. I’d already spent an hour and a half waiting in the check-in line. The flight had started boarding before I’d even gotten to the desk. All around me, exasperated … Continue reading Away! (Again)
When it comes to industries as interwoven with technology as Digital Marketing is, rapid innovation and adaption are the norm. Throw into the mix the global tumult of COVID-19 and it’s no surprise that the landscape is changing faster than ever. Those savvy enough to spot the opportunities before the crowd are best placed to … Continue reading Top 3 Trends in Digital Marketing 2021
Last month, the day after World Humanitarian Day, the Doctor Without Borders clinic on the Greek island of Lesvos was attacked by demonstrators. Read about the history of unrest on Lesvos and how it could lead to a COVID disaster in the latest edition of Displaced.
The UK is following Europe down a dark path on border control. But recent history in the Mediterranean tells us that taking a ‘tough stance’ on migrants does not stop irregular crossings, nor does it save lives. Read the full article here.
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Greece stands accused of perpetrating turn-backs of refugees from inside its territory, even going so far as to re-embark those who had already made land on the Greek island of Lesvos, back onto their boat, to force them back to Turkey. The Legal Centre Lesvos, a charity registered in Greece, released a report in early July detailing allegations of … Continue reading New Report Shows Evidence of Greece Illegally Pushing Refugees Back to Turkey
On Friday, Australian Prime Scott Morrison announced that the number of international flights carrying Australian citizens and permanent residents into the country would be reduced, to ease pressure on the nation’s quarantine systems. Even before the new measure was confirmed, some Australians overseas expressed concern. A petition drawn up by one ex-pat received 2500 signatures … Continue reading “Left In Limbo” – Will Australians Finally Understand What It’s Like to Be a Refugee?
My new article is up on Medium, check it out using the Free Reading Link Here: https://medium.com/@donabroad93/grumpy-but-good-5-self-care-tips-for-managing-your-negativity-5b560249adc2?source=friends_link&sk=a1aebc470d289b0dd8c1566950ed5ea4 https://medium.com/@donabroad93/grumpy-but-good-5-self-care-tips-for-managing-your-negativity-5b560249adc2?source=friends_link&sk=a1aebc470d289b0dd8c1566950ed5ea4
I wrote an article in response to criticism of Begpackers, sharing my own experiences of travel. Read it on Medium here.