Weekend Edition 22 Sep 2012
Pascale Harter introduces personal insights, analysis and wit from writers, correspondents and travellers around the world. In this edition:
Kevin Connolly considers some lessons from history, on the dangers of foreign meddling in Syria;
John Laurenson encounters both faith and hardship in the shanty settlement of Canada Real near Madrid;
Mariko Oi unearths the historical reasons for the phenomenon of adult adoptions in Japan;
Will Grant struggles through a new emergency in Mexico - an egg crisis leaving the nation's favourite breakfasts at risk;
Judith Kampfner, newly-naturalised American citizen, finds that volunteering as a poll worker in New York may be asking for trouble;
and Nick Thorpe recounts an epic tale of injury, bravery, and friendship - after a bike accident in Hungary.