Nest-Home by Judith Altman

It is the mountain that I climbed. Somedays it was a struggle, but most were splendid adventures. It is the summit where I rested and enjoyed the view. It is where I built my nest, collecting bits and pieces of life, from here and there, the flotsam and jetsam…

How I found my tribe.

I spent way too many years of my life looking for a tribe to call my own. I deeply love my homeland, New Zealand, but I never quite felt like it was my place in the world. Then, after finishing University, I tried my luck in Melbourne, Australia. Even…

Lost and found between Homeless and homefull – Amel Derragui

Throughout my nomadic life, there have been two questions people asked me in every country I moved to that made me feel quite uneasy: “What is your mother tongue?” and “where is home for you?” I still don’t know how to answer these questions honestly without going through a…

Finding a Home in Greece – By Jennifer Barclay

Finding a Home in Greece Back when I was twenty, I went to Greece as a lost graduate, having seen a newspaper ad for English teachers in private language schools. I thought of warm sunshine and blue sea, dancing and ancient amphitheatres. My dad sometimes says his happiest memories…

Home – By Peri Hoskins

Home for me is the most northern province of New Zealand (Aotearoa), Northland or Te Tai Tokerau in the Maori language. My Maori iwi is Ngapuhi and my ancestors’ canoe first came into Northland about 900 years ago. It is here I feel the strongest connection to the earth,…