Monthly archive for October 2013

Women at the heart of global growth

The 9th World Islamic Economic Forum took place in London this week. It was the first time that the Forum was held…

Photo:  Jannica Honey

Anglo-Swedish Society

The Anglo-Swedish Society brings out the best of British and Swedish traditions. At a dinner at Mansion House on Friday the Society…

Women, Peace and Security

This week the Swedish Folke Bernadotte Academy (FBA) held a two day workshop at the Swedish Embassy in London. The workshop focused…

London Frieze Art Fair

It might have been the 11th edition of Frieze Art fair, but it was my third visit to the fair. There are…

Photo:  Monika Agorelius http://www.closeup-pr.com

Honorary Consuls and Social Media

There is no doubt that new communications technologies have forever changed diplomacy. In the future our Honorary Consuls will also be able…

Adventure in the Scilly Isles

It all started with an article in the travel section of the Swedish newspaper Göteborgs-Posten. The paper had discovered the beautiful Isles…

Sustainability by Sweden

Addressing energy efficiency measures and innovations in Sweden and the United Kingdom was the main focus of a seminar held at Mansion…

Bergman – Scenes From a Marriage

Sir Trevor Nunn’s revival of Ingmar Bergman’s Scenes From a Marriage at St James Theatre is well worth seeing. The actors give…