Jane married a Spanish naval officer. Now he’s retired, they live in rural Andalucía. She’d like to keep her British passport but with all the uncertainty she’s worried about her pension.
Meet the #britsineurope
Jim works in the European Parliament. He writes about taking dual nationality to stave off the Brexit jitters, and allay his initial concerns about his career in light of Brexit.
Lin writes about her struggles with ill-health, her wonderful, caring neighbours in France, and her resolve to fight Brexit.
Marcus writes from France about how Brexit means people like him have to look after themselves. But as he sees it, Brits abroad are resourceful.
Mark writes about taking up a postdoctoral opportunity in Germany and his worries about what Brexit will mean for international collaboration in academic research.
Paul writes about his concern for the future as a young, mobile Briton living and working in Europe.
Will writes about his long relationship with France, his application for citizenship, and his uncertainty about his parents’ future.
Louise, a Briton who has made Malta her home, writes about her decision to migrate, her new life in Malta, and waiting to hear the fate of the Britons living in the EU27 post-Brexit.
Justin writes about moving to Spain, living in the middle of nowhere, and how Brexit threw everything up in the air as the future they thought was secure is thrown into disarray.
Paul in Spain reflects on the importance of considering the facts about Brexit rather than the speculation about what it mean fro the lives of Britons living in the EU27.
David and his family are settled and happy in Brittany.
Elaine writes about living in France as a bilingual, dual national, being a local councillor and her thoughts about Brexit.
Julia lives in Amsterdam. She writes about her life there and what Brexit has done to her sense of identity.
Oliver writes from Frankfurt about living abroad for 10 years, his surprise at the outcome of the referendum, and witnessing Brexit from Germany.
Alice is British and lives in Paris. Being a European Citizens allowed her to fulfil many aspirations and since Brexit she worries for her future.
Terry is British and runs his own company from home in France. He writes about his complex feelings about Brexit and uncertainty for the future.
Chris is British and lives in Cyprus. He writes about his concerns about what Brexit means for his and his family’s future.
Laura lives in Brussels. She writes her stunned disbelief at Brexit. And makes clear what Europe and being European means to her.
John is British and lives in Belgium. He writes about Brexit as a bombshell and the questions this raises about the future for his family.
In this short video, Heléna explains her response to Brexit and why she is leaving for France.
Ellie is British and lives in Portugal. She writes about her reactions to Brexit and the realisation that she is a migrant.
Russell lives in Germany with his German wife. He describes the unsettled questions that Brexit has brought up for his family and future.
Sue is British and retired to France. She describes how difficult she has found not knowing what the future holds since Brexit.
Faye is British and lives in Italy. She writes about what freedom of movement has done for her and how Brexit puts this in jeopardy.
David lives in Paris with his French wife. He writes about Brexit and the questions this raises for the future of his dual national family.
John lives in Germany. He writes about his life there and what this means to him. Since Brexit, he has decided to apply for dual citizenship.