51 years old. From Leeds, UK. I've been in Germany since 2009. After 15 years as a freelance musician in London. I received a text message asking if anyone knew of any German speaking conductors. After replying 'yes - me!' I found myself one plane to Berlin 2 days later. I am lucky enough to have a permanent job here, a 5 year old son and German citizenship so, despite Brexit, I am planning to stay.
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