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Free book!

At some point in the next 24 hours or so, my website will welcome its 3,000th visitor. To mark this auspicious event, I am giving away five copies of my book, “The Patriotic Art: Random Recollections from a (Mostly) Diplomatic Career” – RRP £12.99. 36 more words

Blog: Write And Wrong

Owie spray...

This past week, while the girls were at Girl Scout camp, I had a little time to sit down and replenish my homemade sprays.

They have truly been a blessing and have made our summer more memorable!! 157 more words

Essential Oils

Four Thoughts on William Hague as Foreign Secretary

William Hague has stood down as Foreign Secretary after four years so four quick thoughts.

  1. Hague’s general approach to foreign policy can be seen as a continuation of New Labour minus the messianism plus a greater focus on bilateral relationships.
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EasyJet to add 19 new routes

EasyJet (UK) (easyJet.com) (London-Luton) is adding 19 new routes, due to start flying this autumn, across the EasyJet network including nine new UK services. These new routes will provide over 390,000 additional seats across the EasyJet network, with over 144,000 of these being to and from the UK. 296 more words


First Minister calls for action in search for Jamie Taggart

Scotland’s First Minister has registered his concern over the case of Jamie Taggart, the botanist who has been missing in Vietnam since November.

Alex Salmond has confirmed to Jamie’s cousin Jane White that after a request from the family the Scottish Government has registered its interest in the case with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. 277 more words


Material on British Public Diplomacy 1997-2001

If you’re working on British public diplomacy under the Labour government from 1997-2001 you come across references to Panel 2000, the Britain Abroad Task Force… 183 more words

UK Public Diplomacy