Cornwall and Calais: small actions, huge issues

I hope you’ll take time to read this post from notesfromtheuk.com. And then find a way to help.

Notes from the U.K.

This comes with a seriousness warning, along with a heart-warming-story warning. If you read on, you have no one to blame but yourself.

A couple of weeks ago, the refugee crisis activated J., who couldn’t sit back and wring her hands any longer, she had to do something, so set her network in motion and we helped her plan a village coffee morning. (She is one hell of an organizer—I wish I had half her skill.)

The coffee morning’s a tradition here. The Methodist Church has one regularly—something I know only because I see a sign out outside the chapel, not because I go. And the Macmillan cancer charity has a yearly one, which they call the world’s largest coffee morning since it’s on the same day everywhere in the country. And, and, and. Lots of similar examples that won’t make you any wiser if I take more of your…

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Author: nananoyz

I'm a semi-retired crazy person with one husband and two cats.

6 thoughts on “Cornwall and Calais: small actions, huge issues”

  1. Wrote a poem just a week or so about this ‘lack of compassion’ scandal. Read the original you put up and the sentiments are commendable. I have been to and seen The Jungle in Calais by the way – no place in the West like. No living soul should live like they do!

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