Recent posts from our bloggers

Young people: The future of Bosnia and Herzegovina

One of the advantages of being a relatively youthful Ambassador is that, during the three months I have been here, I have met a lot of young people. Many have been well-educated, articulate and talented young men and women with a huge amount to offer to the future of this country. But when I ask them what they would like to be doing in five years … Read more »Young people: The future of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Blogger: Edward Ferguson

Want to Study at the Best Universities in UK ?

Little known fact – we pay for students from around the world to go to the United Kingdom to study for a Masters degree. We pay for the flights, for the flat to live in, for the food to eat while you are there, for the cost of the tuition fees, and even give you a credit card loaded with money. Amazing ! But true. So how do you get … … Read more »Want to Study at the Best Universities in UK ?

Blogger: Brian Olley

WW1 Galleries at the Imperial War Museum

Feature image for:  WW1 Galleries at the Imperial War MuseumThe new £40m WW1 galleries at the Imperial War Museum in London are absolutely spectacular. I was fortunate to be given a private tour during my visit to London last week, when I met IWM Director Diane Lees and discussed the museum’s plans to send a WW1 exhibition to Melbourne next year. The path through the gallery neatly juxtaposes action in … Read more »WW1 Galleries at the Imperial War Museum

Blogger: Paul Madden

Peer-to-Peer Fundraising – Great Britain’s success adapted to Romanian reality

Feature image for:  Peer-to-Peer Fundraising – Great Britain’s success adapted to Romanian realityA fundraiser must have some special DNA to be able to steer the (financial) beast in the eye. Have learnt some best practice from Andrei Chirtoc, a gentle man with loads of practice working for the charitable sector. His story has crossed paths with the UK more than once. Here it is! Peer-to-Peer fundraising is a model that in the last years, at … Read more »Peer-to-Peer Fundraising – Great Britain’s success adapted to Romanian reality

Blogger: Raluca Bragarea

Happy birthday to the Hôtel de Charost!

Feature image for:  Happy birthday to the Hôtel de Charost!Two hundred years ago this week, the British Government paid Pauline Borghese 800,000 Francs for this wonderful house behind me, the Hôtel de Charost. And it has been the British Ambassadors’ Residence ever since then.   Written version (continued) All sorts of famous people have been through the house, there have been some extraordinary … Read more »Happy birthday to the Hôtel de Charost!

Blogger: Peter Ricketts