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.Read More Displaced #3: Fresh Attack on NGOs and the Fear of COVID-19 on Lesvos
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 […]Read More “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:Read More Grumpy But Good: 5 Self-Care Tips for Managing Negativity
I wrote an article in response to criticism of Begpackers, sharing my own experiences of travel. Read it on Medium here.Read More The Privilege of Travel
Snapshots of life…Read More Postcards
The blog has been on the back-burner for a little while, but here’s an update on how some of the more important aspects of life have been going in my first three months…Read More Three Months In
My first semester of teaching has come to an end…Read More Ramazan
An in-depth look back over the first half of Game of Thrones’ 8th and final season (contains full spoilers).Read More Game of Thrones Season 8 Half-Time Review
With my Six Months South Journey over and a new phase of life beginning, I’m relaunching my blog… Welcome to Parchment Road! Hopefully, with a less time-restrictive title, I will be using this site for years to come, to document and comment on all those gems in the story of life that catch my eye. […]Read More Welcome to Parchment Road!
I suspect that I’m addicted to music (along with all the other things). A journey without a soundtrack is almost a journey not worth having, and a playlist can tell a story as well or better than any article. For this reason, I’ve sharing what I was listening to throughout my six months. You can […]Read More Six Months Songs: Music from the Journey