|01||Please Excuse My Husband - He's A Vegetarian||20010521||20020707|
An English couple retire to rural France, where the husband's vegetarianism causes tension in their marriage and the community.
Read by Lindsay Duncan
|02||The Water Bird||20010522||20020714|
An Australian girl, of Portuguese descent and living in England, considers her double expatriation.
Read by the author.
2: `The Water Bird', by Emily Perkins.
|03||Yellow Label Tea||20010523||20020721|
by Ruth Thomas.
A homesick English woman spends a lonely pregnancy in stifling weather in Argentina.
|04||How To Be An Expatriate||20010524||20020728|
A British postgraduate student in America discovers that expatriation creeps up on you, each year's passing making it harder to go home.
Meanwhile, his parents keep up their hopes that he will return to England.
Read by David Yip.
by Peter Ho Davies.
|05 LAST||Learning How To Talk||20010525||20020804|
An American woman living in Britain cannot decide where she belongs or how she should talk.
Read by Laurel Lefkow.
Short stories exploring living abroad.
5: `Learning How to Talk', by Tracy Chevalier.