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  • Care for Calais

    It’s -3C at dawn in Calais and I’m waving at the van that’s brought me all the way from Leitrim. I can just about see the fog lights. I watch it disappear around a corner and when the familiar van and the friend driving it have vanished, I feel a little excited. My adventure starts […]

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  • ‘Allo ‘allo

    We’ve made it to France! I’ll be honest, I’m pretty pleased to reach terra firma. This week has been a bit of a nightmare. Picking up a tummy bug 48 hours before setting off on the journey to France was bad enough but to add a 15 hour sea crossing to the equation was about […]