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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