I have lived in other countries of the European Union for the majority of my adult life. I lived in Italy, in Greece and now Cyprus. Each of these...
Category: Meet the #BritsinEurope
Welcome to our Meet the #BritsinEurope feature. It includes testimonies from Britons living in EU27 about what Brexit means for their lives.
Disclaimer: As with all of the information supplied through the citizens’ panel and presented in our Conversations with the #britishinEurope feature, the views, information, or opinions of individual study participants presented above are solely those of the individual author. They do not necessarily represent those of the project team, Goldsmiths or our funders.
By Dr Kate Maclean I have no real idea who you are, Giles Fraser. You’ll pop up every now and then on my Twitter account, and I might occasionally put...
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 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.
Having worked across the globe, John now lives in NL (since 1999), and has three grown up children with his Dutch wife. He has started the process to get Dutch nationality due to Brexit.
Aid-worker Steve in Romania offers an eastern perspective on the experience of Brits in the EU.
“As an eighty-year-old plus, I view the coming of Brexit with disbelief and with fear. The decision to vote for Brexit was governed by the hearts of the British people and not by their heads.” Read the lament of a Brit in Germany.
Wherever I end up, I will always hold on to a deep sense of European identity – Sophie in Brussels
Paul writes about his concern for the future as a young, mobile Briton living and working in Europe.
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.