Like you, I am European and I live in the UK. By accident of birth and shifting borders, I carry a German passport. I reflect on history, the bad bits (lots of human suffering at […]
12 weeks in lockdown and I’m looking for the silver lining… What are we learning? About the value of life? About the value of health and looking after mind, body and spirit? About the value […]
Would you encourage your children onto a playground you know is heavily contaminated with arsenic? Most probably not! But the public is encouraged to use the heavily arsenic contaminated grounds of Devon Great Consols mine […]
Lilac. Every year I welcome its flowers, not because I particularly like it – I don’t, in spite of their sweet scent – but because it reminds me of my friend Petra’s birthday in mid-May. […]
Sometime between 7 and 8 am this morning I heard something on the Today programme (BBC Radio 4) that stunned me. It was a piece about the government’s thoughts regarding a point-based immigration system, which […]
This says it all!
Thank you, Home Office! My application was successful and I have Permanent Residence status. For now. Of course, I have this right while the UK is member of the EU. Therefore, the Home Office news […]
I arrived in the UK in 1993 from continental Europe. I have learned here and invested a lot of my life in this country. I love living here, especially because I thought to be among […]
I am European and in the UK.