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23rd April 2012 Washington DC, USA

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by Eric Hepburn

HM Consul General and Counsellor for Corporate Services

New boy in Washington

I’m just three weeks into the Corporate Services role here and spent last week flying solo after a great handover from my predecessor, Alison, who is now destined for Uganda in the summer. It’s a busy agenda as expected, but made easier by a remarkable and supportive team from the very top downwards. But my […]

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3rd April 2012 Washington DC, USA

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by Rosalind Campion

Counsellor for Global Issues

The best laid plans of mice and runners

When I saw my diary for last Wednesday, I realised that a snapshot of my activities that day would be the perfect way to answer that ubiquitous question posed by friends, family, old colleagues, and assorted others: “what do you actually do?” Business Minister Mark Prisk was visiting Washington and our plans for his visit […]

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11th April 2011

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by Greg Dorey


Sport for all

Három, kettő, egy (3,2,1)…and thankfully the gun goes off when I squeeze the trigger, starting the family race in this year’s Vivicitta Budapest. (Vivicitta is an international running event held in April in more than 50 cities to promote “sport for all”.) The competitors – including my colleagues Eva and Levi – surge forward. Among […]

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