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Visas and their hoops

Fair warning, this is a rather word heavy blog entry!

When you travel there are certain things that are necessary before even thinking of leaving home. 2,056 more words


British Diplomatic Oral History Centre

The Churchill Archives Centre hosts the British Diplomatic Oral History Programme (BDOHP). Established in 1995 by Malcolm McBain, a retired Diplomatic Service Officer with the approval of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.  322 more words

The BBC 'at work' in Donbass (#1) Adveevka Whitewash

While Ukrainian shelling was hitting, killing civilians in Donbass, as reported by Patrick Lancaster, the BBC were also in Donbass. But, what were they doing? 179 more words


Hormone Help.............

There is a lot going on in my life right now, no different to anyone else I am sure. This year I vowed I would start making some changes (nothing drastic), just small changes to the way I look at my health and body. 331 more words

Wild Orange

Bus Crash In Saudi Kills 6 Britons

A minibus travelling from Makkah to Medina crashed on Wednesday, which resulted in the deaths of 6 Britons, who were travelling to Medina following their Umrah pilgrimage. 136 more words


Yemen debate

House of Commons debates the war in Yemen

On 12 January 2017 the House of Commons debated the war in Yemen for the second time in less than a month having already had a debate on it on 19 December.  1,089 more words


2016: The Year the Media Broke

By former UK ambassador Craig Murray and cross-posted from his blog

Rupert Murdoch’s bid for a full takeover of Sky TV demonstrates graphically that the extreme concentration of media ownership has not yet run its course. 903 more words

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