Other emigrants ask, are you happy you’ve moved home?
James Parnell answers questions Irish abroad have asked since he returned from Australia
James Parnell writes about his experience of moving back to Ireland with his family last year.
This article is part of an ongoing series for Irish Times Abroad aboutJames Parnell’s experience of returning to Ireland after 16 years in Australia.
One of the needs we all have as humans is to connect. Not just through loving, close relationships, but to have the feeling of being connected with the wider world, being part of something bigger, or just knowing you are not the only one. Writing is my attempt to establish and nurture that sense of connection.