3 April 2012

A question of direction

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Novelist Christie Watson talks about identifying with Wales and the inclination people have to ask her partner, rather than her, where he is from.

“My partner is black and Muslim and English, and wherever we go he gets asked, ‘where are you from?’  And I want to shout, ‘I’m from Wales!’….but they’re directing that at him, which I find quite odd.”

Click the video above to see the rest of Christie’s story. Watch more stories of other people’s British identities here.

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