My partner and I wound up in Lille this week – a spontaneous trip to visit friends from France and Moldova! What you might appreciate most after months of volunteering, or working, or studying elsewhere, are the connections you take away with you.
Amiens is well known for its puppetry. This week, students from all over the world came to show off their own puppeteering skills. Their projects were developed under the theme of “Exile.” The youth gathered in the middle of Amiens on Friday, May 18 to rally people to […]
So much of the news we read today is about disconnection. Loneliness as a symptom of our modern dependence on technology, coupled with disconnection from our communities. Political leaders making policy decisions though they are disconnected from the realities of the majority of their populations. International aid organizations disconnected […]
Out in the crested hills, we find little bands of lizards. They’re a cunning lot – twisting, wiggling when facing the predator. The trick to catching them is to predict: they are running in the direction of their holes.
“Because of the benzene, everything was a terrible Hell.” – Galina Nikolaevna, resident of Comrat and born in Sevastopol, talks about remembrance, World War Two, the deaths of her family’s men, and monuments to soldiers who have passed. Scroll all the way to the bottom for the original […]