I've been trying to write this since I came back from Vancouver two months ago.
Where is home? At the Islands folk festival with good once virtual and now real friends, listening to Todd Butler sing about leaving Vancouver to go home to the prairies and then finding that he was drawn back to his new home by the ocean?
I read an interesting article on Love Miles by a Pakistani woman living in Britain, moved here by her family as a child. I'm trying hard to be eco-friendly. But please don't ask me to give up flying to visit my family, she says, and I echo.
And here's another talking about the helplessness of not being able to support in family crises.
Meanwhile in my "home" country
Climate change activist stopped from travelling to Copenhagen
Chris Kitchen held under anti-terrorist legislation (he's really dangerous, glued himself to a statue apparently)
BBC to vet BNP Question Time audience for anti-fascists (but not for BNP supporters, it seems) Although the BNP leadership include convicted violent criminals.
Really stupid award and as we agonise the guardian ran a competition to describe your eco holiday The winner got three nights' B&B at Kasbah du Toubkal in Morocco and flights with Royal Air Maroc Eco holidays: Pass me that machete it's titled. Apt?