Santa’s slaves…

Chocolate. Something you and I will probably enjoy this Christmas. Maybe more than we usually do. Chocolate advent calendars, hot chocolate, chocolate stocking-fillers, chocolates in a bowl in your hallway, chocolates to say thank-you or goodbye, chocolate in front of the TV… Indulgent. Delicious. Luxury. Relaxing. Gifts. NOT – Labour. Tears. Pain. Sleep-deprivation. Death. Sadly,Continue reading “Santa’s slaves…”

Being a drop…

Dear Blogosphere, I must first apologise for the very much failed attempt at regular blogging made evident by the posts on this page…oops! There is no excuse – perhaps other than feeling that a 23 year old student teacher may not have an awful lot of helpful input into the world! Despite this, I haveContinue reading “Being a drop…”

Modern day slavery, part 2.

“I can’t think of anything worse than the trafficking of children for exploitation. Although doing nothing comes close.” Steve Graham But it is so easy to feel helpless in the face of such a great evil. Thankfully, there are many organisations working in researching the problem, in the prevention of human trafficking, in the freeingContinue reading “Modern day slavery, part 2.”

Modern day slavery…an open sore of our world.

December 10, 1948 – United Nations – Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Article 4: No one shall be held in slavery or servitude; slavery and the slave trade shall be prohibited in all their forms. “Slavery was, in a very real sense, the first international human rights issue to come to the fore. It ledContinue reading “Modern day slavery…an open sore of our world.”