Zuidhorn, Nils Posthumus, former South African and future UK correspondent, at and near the parental home in Zuidhorn (also his hometown). Photo: Corne Sparidaens
The woman behind the British visa office in Amsterdam gives me a stern look. ,, You do not have a permanent employment contract but still want to apply for a visa? That can be very difficult.” I make a nod of apology. I can’t be independent, can I? However, applying for a journalist visa seems worth a try. “The Editor-in-Chief emphasized the great importance of the Dutch-speaking correspondent in the UK.”
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