As ex-pat Brits, who despite being Canadians for the better part of ten years still have fairly fresh-off-the-plane accents, we're often asked three questions:
- Do you miss 'home'?
- Would you go back?
- Why? (this in response to the resounding 'No' generated by the first two questions)
There is a short answer, which is a list including but not limited to: crime, expense, overcrowding, dirt, litter, etc.
There is a longer and deeper answer, which can be found here
. H/t to Kathy S. who as always sees right to the heart of the matter.