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With borders closed, our lifelines to family overseas have been cut. The isolation is suffocating

Thanks to Covid-19, the great global experiment that, in recent years, invited so many of us to call so many distant shores our homes has lost a little of its sheen

Τhe first exhibition I visited when I arrived in Sydney in 2010 was called On Their Own: Britain’s Child Migrants.

  • Daisy Dumas
  • The Guardian

I stumbled across those gut-wrenching stories, and their tragically false promises of a better life, as I wandered alone around the city I was born in but hadn’t lived in since I was two.

What I saw in those photos and letters at Australia’s National Maritime Museum wasn’t the land of milk and honey I’d…

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