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Christopher Fowler
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My mother once gave me her explanation of the Union Jack. 'It represents unity. We are four countries, not one, although we should be three.' She never told me which one she would take out, but I assumed it was Ireland. As a child I formed a very clear idea of what my country was. It was a maritime island, four nations standing for all that was decent and right. It was honest where others were…
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