this evening (thursday 14th), 8.00-8.30pm, on bbc radio 4 leaving (1st of 3 episodes in the borders, an odyssey series)
“Why leave home? With Homer’s The Odyssey as her guide, Frances Stonor Saunders, explores the twists and turns of our bordered lives and our bordered world.
She asks what happens when we decide, or are forced, to leave our home.
With: • Judith Kerr, • Helen Sharman, • Neal Ascherson, • Edith Hall, and readings by Sam West.”