Julia’s #postcard from Amsterdam

Julia's bike on moving day - getting around Amsterdam

We asked #britsinEurope to send us a postcard from where they live that captures what the place they live means to them. Julia in Rotterdam sent us this great photo! I wanted so much to share an elegant picture, but this is what it means to me to live in Amsterdam:  Being practical (and being on … Continue reading Julia’s #postcard from Amsterdam

Russell’s #postcard from Oldenburg

Church of St Lamberti

We asked #britsinEurope to send us a postcard from where they live that captures what the place they live means to them. Russell sent us a photo of St Lamberti Church in Oldenburg, the seat of the local Lutheran bishop. As he explains, the church is older than its brickwork suggests: it was built between 1155 and … Continue reading Russell’s #postcard from Oldenburg

Disappointed, but confident – #britsinBerlin after Brexit

In the first of our guest blogs, Melanie Neumann, a PhD candidate in the Centre for British Studies, Humboldt reports from her research with Brits living in Berlin and their complex attitudes towards Brexit, feeling British and their futures in Germany.  A fortnight before the referendum I had a sense of inner calm, because I … Continue reading Disappointed, but confident – #britsinBerlin after Brexit

Talking about Brexit Brits Abroad on the Brexit podcast

Last week, Michaela met with Tim and Jen from the Brexit podcast to record the latest podcast in their series. Listen here to find out more about Britons living in the EU27 and the impact of Brexit, as well as the first themes emerging from her recent interviews with Britons living in the Lot. https://audioboom.com/posts/6133898-ep-89-michaela-benson-on-what-brits-abroad-think-of-brexit  

Anxiety and frustration in the day-to-day lives of British abroad

In the few short portraits our Citizens’ Panel members have sent us so far (meet the Brits in Europe) we already begin to see how important Brexit is in the day-to-day lives of British people living abroad.  Michaela and I have only been working on this project for a little over a month and we … Continue reading Anxiety and frustration in the day-to-day lives of British abroad