“Migrating is heavy business. There’s a lot of uncertainty and stress and systems you don’t understand but have to grapple with. The first thing I teach people I’m mentoring is: always use all of your resources.”
“Someone fleeing war has far more of a right to seek safety in a new place than I do to seek a work visa.”
It is still not clear whether Brits will be able to move to another EU country – for example, leaving Germany to take up a new job in Spain – without getting visas and work permits after 2019.
Each day I teeter between hope and despair. Is my Britain really a sea of racists? Is that what happened?
Wanderlust: Is it a matter of nature or nurture? In my travel column this week, I talk a little bit about our collective evolution as wanderers and settlers and my own path as a member of a “transnational tribe” of sorts – which has enriched my existence but brought me its share of heartache and perhaps an irremediable lack of roots. I will also be sharing some of my views on the subject, and more, on Radio Blau’s Continental Subway tonight at 10.