107 places

people in 107 countries have come to this blog : albania / algeria / argentina / armenia / aruba / australia / austria / bahrain / bangladesh / barbados / belarus / belgium / belize / bosnia and herzegovina / brazil / brunei / bulgaria / cambodia / canada / chile / china / colombia / croatia / cyprus / czech republic / denmark / ecuador / egypt / el salvador / england / fiji / finland / france / georgia / germany / ghana / greece / guatemala / honduras / hong kong / hungary / iceland / india / indonesia / iran / iraq / ireland / isle of man / israel / italy / japan / jordan / kazakhstan / kenya / korea / kuwait / latvia / lebanon / liberia / lithuania / luxembourg / macao / macedonia / malaysia / mauritius / mexico / moldova / mongolia / morocco / myanmar / nepal / netherlands / new zealand / nicaragua / nigeria / norway / pakistan / panama / peru / philippines / poland / portugal / puerto rico / qatar / romania / russia / saudi arabia / senegal / serbia / singapore / slovakia / slovenia / south africa / spain / sri lanka / sweden / switzerland / taiwan / thailand / trinidad and tobago / tunisia / turkey / ukraine / united arab emirates / united states of america / venezuela / vietnam

20 June 2011

I am thinking of home

Today is World Refugee Day and I am thinking of home.
My agency runs a workshop called 'Without a Home in the World' about the millions of people who face displacement. We will soon publish a book with the UNHCR of the same title (in Chinese), and will continue to fight for people's basic rights. We want to take away the last 'e' from 'refugee' and make a refuge.
Home. Where we can be ourselves. Where one wave safely follows another.
Maybe where we sing.
Text: I write this from my home in Hong Kong. I borrowed
some ideas from Ian and from Oxfam Hong Kong.

Photo: My home in New Zealand

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