Let me tell you a little bit about Bea. Bea is amazing. Like, for reals. In a world where understated really isn’t a thing, Bea shines, no, glows, like a meltdown at a nuclear power plant. She’s a woman you can’t fail to notice. She’s loud – fairly bellowing her demands for coffee when a […]
Natalie is British, drinks copious amounts of tea, and holds both a knife and fork while eating a meal. More than a decade into this missionary thing, she’s as passionate as ever about going into the “sewer” to love on the least, last and lost. When she’s not mothering, wife-ing, or kissing prostitutes, she sits in a corner and fantasizes about becoming a writer.
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“Tell me again, how old are your kids?” She beamed. She has a delicious smile. “Seven and five.” “That’s right. I remember now. You showed me pictures before I went away. They’re so cute.” “You remember, really?” Oh that smile. It’s a killer! We carried on talking and laughing while she waved other friends into […]
“My name is …” Words to bring tears to my eyes and make me weak with the honour of hearing such a simple, precious truth. The sex trade is all about illusion. The illusion that women are free to sell their bodies…that it’s empowering…that Prince Charming will walk through their door…that sex with strangers is […]
They call it “La Linea,” (the line) – a stretch of disused railway track that snakes its way across Guatemala City. It runs for miles, and thousands of people have scavenged sheet tin and garbage to build simple shacks along its twisting banks. The community we were looking for is in the heart of Guatemala […]