Ben Markovits considers the freedom of the immigrant in Britain.
Half German, half American, part Christian, part Jewish, Ben has never felt fully rooted in a single culture or completely implicated in the society around him.
To many, this might sound like the crisis of modern immigration, but for Ben the writer, there is freedom in being rootless in a new place.
Ukrainian novelist Andrei Kourkov, acclaimed for his often surreal and blackly comic evocation of post-Soviet reality, reflects on the meaning of freedom in his home country, both before and after the collapse of Communism.
Richard Rai O'Neill reflects on the Romany philosophy of freedom, both the ideal, and the reality.
Richard's grandmother taught him that a Romany life was about Freedom in order to enjoy Health and Love.
Richard explores a more pragmatic aspect to Romany philosophy, which is if you're having a tough time financially, it's time to move on to a different place, as a new place brings new luck.