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Audio slideshow: A Heathrow diary

Busy, functional, and a means to an end - an airport is not usually a place to find literary inspiration, but writer Alain de Botton is spending a week on the departures concourse at Terminal 5 doing just that.

He is writing a book about his experiences - and gave Evan Davis an insight into his philosophical observations.

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Slideshow production by Paul Kerley.
Publication date 19 August 2009.


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