After a visit home during the weekend, I was thinking about this, and decided I quite do. I grew up in a small, fairly quiet and affluent little town in Cheshire, about 15 miles from Manchester (where I live now). I wasn't keen on it as a teenager, because it was boring and quite old-fashioned and conservative - though I always appreciated living near some attractive countryside. However, when I went away to University, I began to appreciate the place more, as it was nice to come home from living in a City to being in a small town where you know most of the people you see in the pub or at the shops.
How about fellow ADISCers? How do you feel about the city/town/village where you grew up, and has your opinion of it changed over the years.