Volunteering

A Ripple in the Ocean: Volunteering in Calais Refugee Camp

It all started with a kind young man and a lifeless three year old boy. The photo of Aylan Kurdi, a Syrian child who drowned in an attempt to reach Europe, quickly became a powerful symbol of the dangerous journeys our fellow human beings undergo to flee from Syria and other war-torn countries. As I… Continue reading A Ripple in the Ocean: Volunteering in Calais Refugee Camp

Musings

Partner in Mind

“Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, and therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.” (William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream) One of the qualities I seek most in terms of self-improvement is intelligence. It is thus natural that I deem intelligence as, among a few others, a top priority in the quest… Continue reading Partner in Mind