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The last few days have been absolutely devastating and has brought up a clear division of the country. Just to get it out there from the outset I'm a remain voter and I dont want to go into why and reasons but it's definitely a weird time at the moment.
I have never been so worried about the future ever, Wales in particular stands to lose so much money from leaving the E.U. It effects me as a photographer, a film maker, and as a welsh citizen. Cardiff in Europe was an event put on as an appreciation of belonging to Europe. It was nice to see a lot of people out sharing their thoughts and feelings on what has happened.
Everybody's facebook streams are ablaze with opposing sides arguing and a lot of people I have seen have started to actually 'cull' those people that do not share their ideas. We should all pull together and not do this, we should try our best to turn down the heat a little and hash this out. It's really clear that there's a huge division here and post vote there's actually no plan at all. It's a very sorry state of affairs and I want to say personally that I want to be in the European Union. I've yet to find a legitimate reason to doubt it with supporting facts and evidence.
It seems that the leave result has legitimised groups with anti immigration agenda's, there has been a spike in terrible acts of violence and I am disgusted to see over 200 incidents reported over the last few days. We all stand together in fighting this. Don't ignore it, if you see racist abuse / violence in the street say something and/or call the police. We cannot let these people spread hate.
get a t shirt and support our fellow European (and other nationalities) friends currently living with here:
YOU ARE ALL WELCOME