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Rejoice ?

Well we just passed the first deadline for Brexit, 23.00 on 29.03.19. Though I really don’t know if I should be cheerful or continue the depression. I saw many tweets by people saying something along the lines of “Happy non… Continue Reading →

Erasmus

Erasmus technical notice published today reveals government does not intend to fund any new student exchange projects after brexit in the event of a no deal: that means there could be no funding to support study abroad for 2019 and… Continue Reading →

Support

A friend said this the other day “I know no-one really cares, but I am there. Hidden behind one of those EU flags in the background.”  Come and have a chat when you’ve finished on Sky @IanDunt pic.twitter.com/zwM2ifRrD0 — Steve… Continue Reading →

The future …

The best thing I can hope for the future is that Brexit is cancelled and we can go back to “normal”. Sadly we all know that the last 2.5 years have done some serious damage to the UK with families (luckily… Continue Reading →

Some words from my British wife

It’s 2am and my husband has just got home. He marched on the 20th October with our friends in London for a People’s Vote on Brexit with option to remain.  He didn’t have a vote in 2016 as he is Danish,… Continue Reading →

You can escape

A friend said to me the other day – “At least you can escape if you want.  I’m trapped here with a load of rednecks, thickos and xenophobes.  Irish ancestry, but too far back to get a passport.” Well I… Continue Reading →

2 years

This is a bit of a bland and empty post, simply because I’m numb. Saturday just gone saw the “anniversary” of the vote and a change in the UK. The open, free, happy and fun place I have called home… 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 →

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 →

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 →

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.

Stop Brexit

Lords voted on 9a

Peers have voted by 358 votes to 256, a majority of 102, to guarantee the rights of EU nationals living in the UK after Brexit. Good news, as long as Mayhem plays ball next week. The question still stands how… 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!

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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