Author Archives: The Dippylomat, Esq.

About The Dippylomat, Esq.

A connoisseur, a charmer and a bit of a cad.

Dispatch #33 – Etiquette.

A bit of a dandy, a bit of a cavalier and a lot of a charmer, rogue British official The Dippylomat. Esq. investigates… It rains. It. Never. Stops. Incessant rain. I gaze out of my window, all I see is … Continue reading

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Dispatch #32 – Speaking.

A bit of a dandy, a bit of a cavalier and a lot of a charmer, rogue British official The Dippylomat. Esq. investigates…   Try as one might to live in a Union Jack- draped bubble, sooner or later one … Continue reading

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Dispatch #31 – School.

A bit of a dandy, a bit of a cavalier and a lot of a charmer, rogue British official The Dippylomat. Esq. investigates…   My sincere and bespokely-worded apologies; my peeplessness both humbles and disgraces me – it shames me … Continue reading

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Dispatch #30 – ABBA

I AM a representative of the former British Empire and the current Commonwealth of Nations; I am the descendant of Victorian Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli and the son of an RAF pilot. I did not graduate with First Class honours … Continue reading

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~URGENT DISPATCH~

Tinsel pip, ATTENTION BOTH THE FOREIGN OFFICE AND EMPIREES: The Dippylomat esq will be back in the novus annus. If you want me to stoop to your level and speak YOUR language next year then subscribe, NOW!

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Dispatch #29 – Christmas.

A bit of a dandy, a bit of a cavalier and a lot of a charmer, rogue British official The Dippylomat. Esq. investigates…   I am waiting for a delayed flight, I am awkwardly perched in the supposedly ‘First Class’ … Continue reading

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Dispatch #28 – Immigration.

I AM a representative of the former British Empire and the current Commonwealth of Nations; I am the descendant of Victorian Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli and the son of an RAF pilot. I did not graduate with First Class honours … Continue reading

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