I'm willing to go on and on about my comfort in England, but the simple truth is that I feel at home/among friends in Johannesburg. And in Oman and Saudi. In Siberia, and Romania. There are surely places I'd rather return to than others—but the quality of the friendship is close to equal. And I do mean friendship, not just being "well received."
Before blogging became all the rage, Tom was posting book reviews and Observations (essentially early blog posts) to this site. You can find the archives below.
What we're talking about
on the front page.