Home For The Holidays

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Three letters reflecting on the meaning of home for those who have left it and exploring the complex feelings that returning to childhood settings can evoke. 2: Foreign correspondent Allan Little returns to his home in a Scottish village.

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Three letters reflecting on the meaning of home for those who have left it and the complex feelings that returning to childhood settings can evoke.

1: London-based comedy writer Fiona Looney joins a flood of returning emigres for her visits to Dublin at Christmas.

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The last of three letters reflecting on the meaning of home for those who have left it, and exploring the complex feelings that returning to childhood settings can evoke.

Having grown up in Inverness in the sixties and seventies, writer Ali Smith reflects on the healthy need to get away from home, and the bittersweet pleasures of return.

/ Three letters reflecting on the meaning of home for those who have left it, and the complex feelings that returning to childhood settings can evoke.

2: Foreign correspondent Allan Little spent his childhood dreaming of places beyond his village home in Scotland.

Having lived most of his adult life in extreme situations around the world, what meaning does he still find in this beautiful but isolated place?

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The last of three letters reflecting on the meaning of home for those who have left it and exploring the complex feelings aroused by returning to childhood settings.

Writer Ali Smith, who grew up in Inverness in the sixties and seventies, reflects on the healthy need to get away from home and the bittersweet pleasures of return.