From Caro, The Netherlands

01 January 2020

Caro, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 

A) To work to return to UK to study. B) Left UK in 1975 travelled through Europe South to North, ended up in Berlin in 1977. Left and came to Amsterdam 1980 but travelled again after 6 months. France (grape picking), India and then Greece (fruit picking). Returned to Amsterdam c. 1982. C) This is home (my daughter was born here). I am working.


This postcard is one of several collated as part of collaboration between Dr Michaela Benson and the Migration Museum. A selection of these appears in the Postcards from the British in Europe installation in Departures, the museum's current exhibition exploring four centuries of emigration from Britain, bringing Britain’s emigration story and its emigrants into the national conversation about migration