First blog post in yonks, trying to untangle my feelings about coming home to the country with the UK's highest suicide rate. Please share if you like it!
Has Belfast changed or have I changed? – Back “home” after 15 years
Thinking about this which I wrote not long after moving back to Belfast last year. I'd spoken to Lyra a lot about my worries about it, and linked her Ceasefire Babies article here. It is completely unreal that a year later she was shot dead by the IRA.
That has returned to the Belfast of her birth after leaving in 2003, now with husband and ween and has been reflecting on whether it's changed or she has. You should always read Seaneen, she's awesome