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The thing I miss most about London


When people ask me where I’m from, I tell them I’m from London. It’s always been London and, in some ways, it always will – but my boyfriend has started to look at me strangely when I tell strangers this.

In autumn, we moved to a town called Richmond on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales. Does this mean I’m no longer from London? I was born and raised there and have lived there all my life… but now I live elsewhere. Am I no longer a Londoner? What am I instead? A Yorkshire lass? A country girl? None of those fit the bill.