Where will they go? | The Freelance Explorer

Where will they go?

A little girl scrutinises under a rock with her torch, carefully turning each one over looking for treasures underneath. She reminds me of myself as a child, endlessly fascinated with searching for creatures in the rock pools. Completely oblivious to the fist-fight breaking out nearby, she gently replaces each turned stone as men in orange […]

Read More
Making friends at Polykastro | The Freelance Explorer

Making friends at Polykastro

I have spent the past few days wondering how, when I finally got the chance, I might tell the story of the past five days. Agonising over the details and the timelines. What happened when? Did the hospital trip happen before or after the border closures. Honestly, it has been a bit of a rough […]

Read More
Saint Valentine and the Gasoline Wasteland | The Freelance Explorer

Saint Valentine and the Gasoline Wasteland

Valentines day was spent on a road trip across northern Greece, transporting our team of 4 volunteers, a donated Swedish ambulance and a stockpile of medical supplies almost 1000km northwest of Lesvos. At the other end of the world from this escalating assault on Syria, my hometown was once again rocked by a large earthquake. […]

Read More