Coming Home: The Heart of Belonging

By Louise Yu.   I came across the intercultural charity Encompass and the project, ‘Belonging in Britain’, on a volunteering website. The project aimed to find out what belonging meant to all kinds of people living in the UK. With Brexit high on the agenda, and the rise of anti-immigration and anti-Muslim sentiment, belonging i [...]


Me, You and Us: Belonging in Today’s Britain

  Brexit. Terrorism. Immigration.   Our newspapers and TVs are bombarded by these topics and the fear of people who are not ‘like us’. But what exactly is ‘like us’? What is Britishness or home to those of us living in the UK? Who has the right to enjoy the fruits of British labour? Is the UK a cultural melting [...]