Category Archives: Culture

Dispatch #37 – Philanthropy

A bit of a dandy, a bit of a cavalier and a lot of a charmer, rogue British official The Dippylomat. Esq. investigates… My weekends arrive with a hollow thud, the vacuums between the Friday clock off and the Monday … Continue reading

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Dispatch #35 – Abroad

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 having a smidge of a pioneer. I am in a boat hurtling towards a far … Continue reading

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Dispatch #34 – Laundry

A bit of a dandy, a bit of a cavalier and a lot of a charmer, rogue British official The Dippylomat. Esq. investigates… She can be a cheap, nasty trollop, but I might just forgive her; a soul-destroying harlot, but … Continue reading

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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 #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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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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