Monthly Archives: March 2016

Behind the word ‘refugee’…

…there’s Jasmin*. She doesn’t speak or understand German yet, and her knowledge of English consists of about five words.¬†We still try to talk. She wants to find out about me. She gestures at herself, forms a huge belly with her … Continue reading

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Let my people go

Originally posted on Furious:
Today is International Women’s Day. As an international cynic, I wasn’t surprised to read that women are actually falling further behind men, rather than slowly catching up. And no, I’m not talking about poverty-stricken Hollywood stars…

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Update on refugees, writing and other goings-on

Sorry for the relative silence, once again. A rather tired and weary January was followed by a super busy February. The good news first. After penning the final 500 or so words today, there’s now a – very rough – … Continue reading

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