Yesterday we ordered fish and rice from Sweet Mother in the high Street. I love Nigerian fish and meat as well. The rice was very spicy, but we were warned and the fish was great, I even got a piece of meat which I didn't ask for...in the same box. Not the best option if I were a vegetarian. Can Plumstead be a place to go out? Whenever I say it people start laughing, but there are a few decent places around worth visiting. My next visit it to a Lebanese restaurant on the 8th May with some PIP members. It is, in fact, a British pub which advertises Indian food, but everyone knows it is a Lebanese place. So simple, as it should be. Today I discovered with my friend Peter a wonderful jogging track, just by the river. It was so quiet and sunny today, and Peter was roller skating and Matthew, myself and Iliana were filing. Later on we came to the High Street and i met my students from UEL who lives in Plumstead. It made me think about Plumstead as a 'bedroom' for many people working or studying in the city. They just rent cheaply and come here to sleep, but no one treats Plumstead seriously as a place to live...to go out...to meet up with friends...to socialise. My student comes from Portugal, like me and many people here he is an immigrant, with a perspective of leaving the place at some point. What can immigrants (ergo temporary dwellers) do for the host place where they know they will not stay long. Or rather, can immigrants feel anything for the place? Do they have a right to invest emotionally in making a home here. The words of my friend come to my mind again: why do you care, you even don't live here any more? Why do I care?