Secretary’s Blog

Secretary’s Blog: 8th May 2020

Dear Members and friends, In a previous Blog I mentioned the frisson of fear when you are on stage and […]
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Secretary’s Blog: 1st May 2020

Dear members and friends It is quite scary in a way. The curtain goes up and you are on the […]
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Secretary’s Blog: 29th April 2020

Abroad thoughts from Home   It was a bit  of a transformation from bank clerk in Liverpool to mixing with […]
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Secretary’s Blog, Dr Khalid Ali: 26th April 2020

Love, actually, Egyptian Style! When my dear friend, Noel Rands, secretary of the esteemed British Egyptian Society (BES), asked me […]
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Secretary’s Blog: 24th April 2020

Meeting Mother Teresa, September 1987 I had been invited to lunch in Bombay by the actor Sashi Kapoor. We chatted […]
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Secretary’s Blog: 20th April 2020

Reflections from the Patio, under house arrest. I stepped out of the building and the humidity wrapped itself around me […]
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Secretary’s Blog: 19th February 2017

Dear Members, friends and readers who have found this by mistake, Yet again I have neglected to update my blog […]
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Secretary’s Blog: 22nd January 2016

Dear Members and friends, In 2012 in preparation for the Education Conference, the inestimable Dina Soliman Pedersen revised our website […]
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Secretary’s Blog: 25th October 2015

Dear Members and friends, Of events that taken place I must pay tribute to two in particular. Firstly to the […]
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Lecture by Mohamed H. Heikal at St Anne’s College

Oxford University on October 29, 2007 This was the inaugural Reuters lecture and was chaired by Lord Patten, Chancellor of […]
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