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Where is home?

Jo Swinney explores the nature of home in a transient world

Where is home?

I’VE ARRIVED A LITTLE LATE and the room is already heaving. I’m going to do better with the small talk on a full stomach, so I make a beeline for the buffet. Standing there balancing my plate, glass and napkin I’m about to look for somewhere to settle when I’m nobbled by an elderly chap I’ve not met before. “Where’s home for you then?” is his opener. It is a common enough question in this type of setting, and not his fault he has inadvertently stepped on my rawest nerve. I have no idea where home is and for a moment, I am completely stuck for something socially acceptable to say. All my energy is going into holding back my tears.

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