Radio You project, run by three volunteers, Elle, Emma and Jake from the UK, was a great project - it took place during July 2018 and is bound to resume on September 2018. This project allowed the young people to be the host of their own radio show, deciding the topics they were interested in … Continue reading Radio You!
That morning K., an 18 year old asylum seeker from Afghanistan was rude to M., a 21 year old Syrian refugee who volunteers for Velos. M. was surprised because this was by no means typical of K. and sat with him. He soon sensed that M. was very stressed because he had just turned 18 … Continue reading Skills sharing activities: IT, employment etc.
A workshop starts in Velos. Two UK volunteers fill the place with colourful crochet threads and young people get really busy with knitting. As I follow them repeating crochet movements and patterns, I catch myself almost getting mesmerised - and my thoughts start drifting. In ancient Greece Moires or Moirai, often known in English as the Fates (Clotho the spinner, Lachesis the allotter, and … Continue reading Fates