Guest Post from Colette Ní Eachtarn (a friend who doesn’t have a blog… yet. Her words need to be heard) ————————————————————– Day on the ground in ‘The Jungle‘, Calais, France. Day 1 – up at 6.45am and home at 6.45pm! Was a long but really worthwhile day full of hard work, co-operation and smiles.… Read More


Blue mountains stretching into the distance

Loosing a parent hurts and grieving is hard work, I know this because my Dad died about ten years ago. Loosing my mother recently has been more impactful than I could have imagined, it is not a strain to say that it has been a life-changing event for me. My “normal” has gone and won’t… Read More


I received the newsletter (copied below) from the good people at Food and Water Watch – a watchdog site in the USA that enable people like you and me to make a difference on matters that concern us – safe food and water for the generations to come as well as ourselves. Being an “armchair… Read More


We have another referendum approaching and we have the opportunity to make our opinions count. I have always felt that it is important to vote. There have been times when I truly wonder whether it really makes any difference to vote, the same policies seem to be in place no matter which of the parties… Read More