I didn't cry | The Freelance Explorer image 1

I didn’t cry

I’ve run out of tears for the everyday. For the child tugging on my trousers in need of more things than money can buy, for the desperation in that parents eyes, for the putrid toxicity of people so desperate they are burning their plastic raincoats for firewood. I didn’t even cry in the Macedonian field, […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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