Notes From the Margins…

Migrants in Calais (Part 2)

  • March 25, 2012
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CALAIS, France, Mar 25, 2012 (IPS) – It”s 10 am on Saturday morning and a group of migrants is clustered round the entrance to the Migrant Clothes Association in the Calais city centre, eating breakfast provided by the association. Inside, the warehouse is stacked with blankets, tents, trainers and clothes. Some of these will be distributed later by the association”s workers…

The second of my two pieces for IPS news based on my visit to Calais last week  – with another photo from my intrepid daughter.

You can read the while thing here.

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I’m a writer, campaigner and journalist.  My latest book is The Savage Frontier: The Pyrenees in History and the Imagination (New Press/Hurst, 2018).  The Infernal Machine is where I write on politics, history, cinema and other things that interest me.

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