Wee Muckers – Youth of Belfast | By Toby Binder – burn magazine


Wee Muckers – Youth of Belfast | By Toby Binder

Wee Muckers – Youth of Belfast | By Toby Binder

Wee Muckers – Youth of Belfast | Toby Binder »If I had been born at the top of my street, behind the corrugated-iron border, I would have been British. Incredible to think. My whole idea of myself,…

via burn magazine: https://www.burnmagazine.org/essays/2022/05/wee-muckers-youth-of-belfast-by-toby-binder/

»If I had been born at the top of my street, behind the corrugated-iron border, I would have been British. Incredible to think. My whole idea of myself, the attachments made to a culture, heritage, religion, nationalism and politics are all an accident of birth. I was one street away from being born my ‘enemy’« writes Paul McVeigh, Belfast born novelist and author of ‘The Good Son’.


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