Howard, age 56, from Portsmouth. Moved to Germany in 1987. Reasons: the money! Learn a language. Because engineers are appreciated in Germany. Because I can drive to France, Austria, Switzerland in a few hours, whenever I want.
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