Changing the perspective
Shedding the layers
Random reflections from and about my journey. Part my diary, part keeping in touch with everyone left behind. New readers also welcome!
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Sometimes a picture complements the words. Sometimes it replaces them. I actually often express myself better with photos than words.
This gallery is a mix of images that relate to the blog and others that live on their own.
People, events, books, articles, images and else that inspire me.
Also more information about and links to the projects I will work on while travelling around. (coming soon)
Going with the flow
You might have read one of my last posts about what refugees are like. Today I am reversing the camera and look at us, volunteers. Unfortunately I cannot write from the refugees’ point of view, on how they see us and what they think about us, although that would surely be an interesting exercise. WhatContinue reading “So what are volunteers like?”
This Monday, March 8, was International Women’s Day. I grew up in a socialist country where, as a surprise to many people still today, women were actually pretty emancipated, at least on some levels. For example, they all worked and got paid the same money for the same work as men. Our mothers did itContinue reading “Celebrating women and girls… in a refugee camp”
One question that I had been, in one form or another, asked most often by friends and acquaintances during the last few months, is this one: “So, what kind of people are refugees?” Sometimes it comes in a more positive form already, perhaps: “Did you meet any nice people in the refugee camp?” If peopleContinue reading “So what are refugees like?”