Balancing Nationality


A little piece I wrote reflecting on my nationality a while back. Read the full thing, and more of my musings, on my website, https://www.speakingtothevoid.co.uk/

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On Monday, I sat down to watch Sitting in Limbo, the BBC drama based on the Windrush Scandal, with my mum and brother. Like many others, I found it a very written and gripping story, but the thing that stuck with me most is how well the drama was able to capture the powerlessness of Anthony Bryan. This powerlessness is something that resonated with my family, with both my parents coming to this country as asylum seekers into this country. The immigration centre that Bryan kept coming back to was all too familiar to my mum. ....

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