The School-in-a-Box has become part of the UNICEF standard response in emergencies, used in many back-to-school operations around the world. The kit contains supplies and materials for a teacher and up to 80 students, if taught in double shift classes of 40. The purpose of the kit is to ensure the continuation of children's education in the first … Continue reading Emergency – School and Learning
For over three decades, Chevron chose profit over people. While drilling in the Ecuadorian Amazon from 1964 to 1990, Texaco – which merged with Chevron in 2001 – deliberately dumped more than 18 billion gallons of toxic wastewater, spilled roughly 17 million gallons of crude oil, and left hazardous waste in hundreds of open pits … Continue reading Chevron – Evil Acts
This post is due. One long year late, but here it is, for other subjects to follow. Our holiday last Summer in St Maarten was memorable from all the other ones we have had in the Caribbeans. First, because it was a real holiday this time and not a stop over between work. And secondly, … Continue reading Landing in St Maarten ! Spectacular
My Mum told me I chuckled merrily when she first gave me my beach bath .... Looks like I do till now. I love the sea. I am a true islander. Happiest when I am by the beach and the sea. Nothing else matters, life seems restful and all seems to come back to order. … Continue reading Diving and snorkeling
Oh Yes ! Many of you reading this would be flabbergasted by this honest preference of mine. I grew up reading French comics or rather reading them in French only. Of course, I consider the Belgium ones as 'French' too ... So, naturally I can relate better to French cartoons that DC Comics or Mangas. … Continue reading My favourite Comics in French !