Bi-Bi Baby

Within minutes of engaging in chit-chat with complete strangers in Indonesia, the conversation turns to family – more precisely asking where mine might be.

Great cities

Scott Thomson, in character as the unambiguously gay socialite “Buddy Cole”, probably described Toronto best: “It’s a great place to raise a family – or a plant – but it’s no place to fall in love.”

Sitting in Yogyakarta’s tiny airport a man and his daughter teeter by me. Dad was both pack mule and shepherd manfully lugging their things while his young daughter – no more than 10 years old – clung ecsatically to his waist.