In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful
A recent article by Theresa McCune which i find myself relating to, just change 'American' to 'British'. Here's a snippet:
"...It’s quite odd, in a land of so many different cultures, religions, ethnicities, languages, and faces to match them all, that my white face under a scarf should cause such confusion. For some reason, my explanation of being “white” solidifies my American-ness in their minds.
It shouldn’t be that way, but it is. I don’t know how to fix it. I guess I’ll just go on stumping a while longer. Maybe someday scientists will come up with a cure..." click to read more