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Episode 42: Brexit in the real lives of Britons living in the EU27: Terri Beswick

We’re back with an episode that let’s you hear what Brexit means to British citizens living in Europe in their own words. Michaela is in conversation with Terri Beswick, who has built her life around Europe and the ability to move freely. And then Brexit came along … take a listen to find out how she makes sense of Brexit and its impacts on her life.

The state we’re in: Brexit Britain on the cliff edge

Goldsmiths’ Britain in Europe thinktank experts, including Brexit Brits Abroad project lead Dr Michaela Benson, were in conversation with one of Britain’s foremost economic and political commentators, Will Hutton, on the “state we’re in”, with Brexit, and how to avoid jumping off the cliff. You can watch the discussion in full here.

From Steve, in Romania

This postcard from aid worker Steve in Romania shows the arrival of Christmas gift boxes donated from the UK.

Nigel in Croatia

I retired from a 33-year public sector career in the UK at the start of the century and moved to Spain to work for a few years before being...

Nicky in France

Nicky in France obtained dual nationality in 2017, however, her future is still uncertain in terms of her work and pensions. As the likelihood of a no deal Brexit increases, her concerns are closer to becoming a reality.

From Lin, en Bretagne

Lin en Bretagne sent this postcard about applying for the residency card Carte d`Sejour, being rejected and having to fight this in court.