Happy British Day

So, today, after many years living abroad, I am finally able to say, “I’m a British Person.”

It’s interesting.  At first, I did it mostly to make things easier for me living across the pond.  I didn’t think too much about it, more simply that I wanted to full integrate with my current society.

Then, I started really thinking about it.  I realized it wasn’t just a piece of paper (though it was), but that it meant a lot more than just that.  In every way that matters, I’m as British as apple… well, you get the idea.

It’s a pretty significant thing.  I’m proud that I’ve reached this point.  It’s a strange place to be, a place most people never are.  I’m a son of two worlds now, and that’s pretty damn cool.


4 thoughts on “Happy British Day

  1. Lee says:

    Congrads Matt! Looking forward to seeing your newly British self over the holidays!

  2. thebasicsofthegame says:

    Congrats. My mom went British when she was over there. My brother went Canadian up in Edmonton. Dual citizenship is very trendy. You could be like a pirate. Maybe pick up a letter of marque from France, grab citizenship in Belize for a nominal fee, and sail the high seas for plunder…or not. 🙂

  3. Tony says:

    Level 1 British – this means having forsaken your American class you can no longer gain any levels, nor can you use your sacred donut powers until you atone 🙂

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