Home. For many home is a place of safety, love and wholeness, for my father Antonino Lombardo, home is a grey area, not here, nor there but simultaneously both. When forced to retreat to a poverty stricken country to seek refugee for imminent bankruptcy, he was inevitably leaving a piece of himself behind; his children, his lifestyle.
Arriving in the Philippines, life as he knew it was turned upside down as he was faced with slums with which ‘The Daily Mail’ deem as “some of the poorest in the world”. Although, as time went on, calling two different cities home has broadened his appreciation of the little things in life.