It was an emotional return and Britain's Daily Mail reports that she burst into tears, saying:
This is really where I turned my life around completely. My life really changed in this flat. ... Because it's such a well-worn part of my story now, it's a big yawn to hear how I wrote it, as though it was all some kind of publicity stunt for a year. But it was my life and it was very hard and I didn't know that there was going to be this fairytale resolution - and coming back here is just full of ghosts.Rowling wrote some of her first book, Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone, in notebooks in a nearby cafe.
*To be shown on ITV1 next Sunday.