Monthly Archives: October 2011

“There’s no place like home” because home is not a place

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One of the earliest conclusions I made about Home this past year was while re-watching the classic motion picture, The Wizard of Oz. In the final scenes of the motion picture, Dorothy Gale of Kansas is told to close her … Continue reading

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“Victims of Globalisation”

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“Victims of globalization” was what a friend / interviewee of mine in Dubai joking-seriously called himself and other latter-day nomads when I interviewed him for a recent research project.  I told him I’m not so sure I agreed completely. I … Continue reading

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A Statement of Purpose

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In the past year and a half I have journeyed extensively and restlessly through a dozen cities to catch up with and interview old friends and their friends, to find out what home meant for them, in the context of … Continue reading

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The Question of Home

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This is a blog about cities, about geographical mobility and about home. It is addressed to friends and strangers alike who wander the cities of the world, and who, in their sleep, dream of a city that they once did … Continue reading

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