“I was, once, infected with patriotism.
Overflowing with passion for the mothercountry.
I was raised on patriotism, me.
Yes, yes, me – I’m talking about me.
I was never let alone to contemplate my own identity,
Cos I was Welsh and must never forget.”
Tessa Talks Nationalism in Blackout – The Dark Side of the Valleys. Audio Serialisation, Week 9, Chapter 15. Subscribe: Blackout on Audio