Monthly archive for October 2012

Ian Bremmer on the G-Zero World

There is nothing better than getting a great analysis of world affairs over dinner. Last evening Ian Bremmer, professor at Columbia University…

Comment Awards 2012 – Marie Colvin

This was the fourth year of the Editorial Intelligence Comment Awards. I was deeply honoured to present the award…

All my life in a bag

There are few things as inspiring as meeting people who empower other people. Last week I had the opportunity to meet with…

Bali Bombings Victims’ Memorial

On Friday I attended a beautiful wreath laying ceremony at the FCO to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Bali bombings. Foreign…

Moss, leaves and pine bark

The Swedish restaurant Fäviken broke into the World’s 50 Best league table last year and has quickly become…

Remembering Raoul Wallenberg and Lives Saved

Edmund Burke once wrote: “All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.”  This makes it…