It's a personal business being a Coventry City fan. Our situation throws up complexity at every corner, provoking decisions and natural feelings; ones which are often led by cultural expectation, but are also driven by factors relevant solely to our own perspective. Barney Pell is a Sky Blues supporter living in France. Like all of us, he holds a unique perspective and back story providing the context for his affinity with Coventry City. In the first of his articles from abroad, Barney begins by pondering his own recognition of the value and meaning of "identity".