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#500DaysInLimbo

So we are 500 days into this shite that is Brexit. And still the only thing we know is anxiety, depression, anger, worry, uncertainty and many sleepless nights. I’m utterly gutted that the country I fell in love with (and… Continue reading →

More great news …

Just yesterday we had these gems : Army could be deployed to protect the border if Britain leaves the EU without a Brexit deal A no deal Brexit is “unthinkable”, Amber Rudd said yesterday, contradicting the Brexit secretary just hours… Continue reading →

No deal

Well the gov.uk have clearly put more thinking into leaving the EU. http://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/uknews/prepare-for-no-deal-brexit-theresa-may-warns-britain/ar-AAtbLxD?li=AAmiR2Z&ocid=spartanntp They included plans for huge inland lorry parks to cope with the lengthy new customs checks that will be needed – to avoid ports becoming traffic-choked./blockquote> This… Continue reading →

Hope in round 5?

News from https://www.the3million.org.uk Dear fellow EU citizen, For once, I am writing to you on a Saturday. Not to ruin your weekend (hopefully) but only because this week has flown by. I arrived in Manchester on Sunday for the Conservative… Continue reading →

Living the European dream

I’m living the European dream. I’ve been in the UK for nearly 20+ years, with three years in France and I’m now married to a wonderful Brit with a rescue dog from Ireland. The question is now, for how much… Continue reading →

Leaked futures

Well this fills me with a warm feeling of happy happy joy joy … https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/sep/05/leaked-document-reveals-uk-brexit-plan-to-deter-eu-immigrants … who the feck am I trying to kid. Heck no this just shows that I’m (and many others) will not be welcome here anymore… Continue reading →

EU Citizens In Limbo

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/maike-bohn/eu-citizens-limbo_b_17265662.html? A year ago my adopted home country decided to leave the European Union. I woke up in the morning and saw my world turned upside down in a way only the fall of the Berlin Wall had done previously…. Continue reading →

Stock taking …

So Mayhem came out with a fair and serious idea on solving the EU citizens … Here is some good reads … London School of Economics – First bargaining chips, now stocktaking: the plan to register EU citizens EU citizens… Continue reading →

Low value

Well that cheered me up … NOT http://www.newstatesman.com/politics/media/2017/05/iain-duncan-smith-attacks-low-value-people-pot-kettle-moment http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-politics-39852464/low-value-low-skilled-people-let-in Iain Duncan Smith tells BBC Newsnight a work permit system would allow Britain to bring in high-value people from the EU and fewer “low-value, low-skilled people”. Dick he is, but it… Continue reading →

International

This is life! I, a Dane, just back from a ride, on a American and Czech bike*, with my beautiful British wife, waves at Vicky Greaves – helloooooo. Sitting in the sun, yes the sun does shine in Yorkshire, with… Continue reading →

Vote on the 4th of May

I’m registered to vote are you? This is the best way to show Mrs Mayhem that she is on the wrong donkey.

UK vs EU

There is something with how the Brits see world/Europe. I would say nearly all the Europeans that is not from these isles I have met. Have always said Europe to mean from the west of Ireland to the Ural Mountains… Continue reading →

AARRGGHHticle 50

Well then, it happened, walking into unknown. Still no clue with regards to us EU citizen have the right to stay. Do we need to prove that we suited for the UK or do we all just get along like… Continue reading →

March for Europe

Brilliant day, the early start was worth it. Joined the march which the police now have confirmed to be over 100.000 people. Now we just hope that the powers that be heard us.

Visiting family who voted

Someone wrote on farcebook how their in laws had voted for Brexit and clearly did the “we just wanted the foreigners and Muslims out, we didn’t mean you” bit. They talked about how hard it was for them to be… Continue reading →

Little known

Rebecca Elizabeth Taylor wrote: Whether you voted Remain or Leave, please be aware that the Home Office are using a little known rule about health insurance to refuse official permanent resident status to EU citizens who have lived, worked and… Continue reading →

More joy

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/feb/18/eu-citizens-right-to-stay-britain-chaos Oh more stuff that fills me with joy and rejuvenation … NOT!

A Foreword

Foreword from A. Wainwright book A Pennine Journey #brexit #trump #soundsfamiliar #howifeel

Reform the system

Vicky Greaves wrote: This petition for obtaining Permanent Residence (PR), which discriminates against many EU citizens (including Henrik) still only has 25k signatures. It needs 100k+ to be considered for parliamentary debate. For many EU citizens living in the UK… Continue reading →

#RightToStay

Europeans’ #RightToStay European citizens in Britain, you have a right to stay. We demand the UK government GUARANTEE that you can stay. Help us give security to every European in Britain and guarantee their #RightToStay – sign this petition and… Continue reading →

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