In-flight news and views:
Wings on fire
Unbreathable crimson gust
Rough journey and dangerous storm
How tough and how rough it gets
Flying out to the end of this road…
from Flying in my Dream by Kee Choi
More info from the Alternative Asean Network on Burma: see http://www.altsean.org
San San Tin, Burmese writer-in-exile in the US
Photo by Khet Mar. More at http://www.sampsoniaway.org/fearless-ink/khet-mar/2012/07/12/san-san-tin-no-time-for-dreams/
This beautiful book! Especially the story of Peter – the domesticated Dutch red knot – in the chapter ‘Disappearing Fantasies: The Emergence of Migration‘.
Also: The Snow Geese by William Fiennes; Elizabeth Bishop’s collection of poems Questions of Travel; articles about magnetism and (separately, but connected) push/pull factors; Sujata Bhatt’s poem The One Who Goes Away; Birds of Thailand by Craig Robson; the International Women’s Development Agency’s Annual Report 2013 on working with groups of Palaung, Karen and Shan women on the Thai-Burma border.