Monthly archive for November 2012

On Safer Ground

One of the more touching stories that I have come across in the past year is the true story about a team…

Golden Gavel to Chairman of Kinnevik

“Some see problems and ask why. I dream of things that never were and say why not.”

Curry Oscars

When the famous Swedish chef Mathias Dahlgren visited London this week a taxi driver told him that he was surprised to find…

In the Scottish Highlands

Every time I go to the Scottish Highlands I am reminded of how beautiful the scenery is.

Monocle Soft Power Survey

Monocle just published its third annual Soft Power Survey. The survey takes a look at how effective countries…

The best goal ever?

It is not often that you see a goal that you immediately know will go down in history as an absolute classic….

The Lord Mayor Show

The Lord Mayor show is the largest civic procession in the world and has an 800-year-old living tradition. This year was a…

Swedish Model at Oxford University

On Friday I gave a lecture on the evolving Swedish Model at Mansfield College, Oxford University. In my speech I…

High Level Panel Post 2015

Last week Gunilla Carlsson, the Swedish Minister for Development Cooperation, visited London to take part in the second meeting of the High…

Minister for Financial Markets in London

On Thursday Peter Norman, the Swedish Minister for Financial Markets visited London. His programme included talks with his British counterpart Greg Clark…