I’m still a European

I’ve had an international notion of identity baked into me my whole life, due to a combination of good fortune and timing.

I grew up in Hong Kong, the UK and Italy. I was too young to actively remember being in Hong Kong but it feels like the experience actively imprinted on my young brain regardless. When I lived in Rome as a pre-teen I went to an international school; nearly every child in my class was from a different…

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Serialised fiction author. Find my latest writing at https://simonkjones.substack.com

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