Category Archives: history

Dispatch #39 – Emigration

A bit of a dandy, a bit of a cavalier and a lot of a charmer, rogue British official The Dippylomat. Esq. investigates… The Best Things about America are Swedish: Jingle bells, jingle jitters, jingle all the way…all the blasted … Continue reading

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Dispatch #38 – Russia

A bit of a dandy, a bit of a cavalier and a lot of a charmer, rogue British official The Dippylomat. Esq. investigates… A cold stare, seemingly cryogenically frozen, unrelenting, unflinching, in fact the only thing her face was not … Continue reading

Posted in Finland, Gothenburg, history, immigration, Malmö, Minnesota, Norway, Stockholm, Sweden, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , | 13 Comments

Dispatch #36 – D-Day

A bit of a dandy, a bit of a cavalier and a lot of a charmer, rogue British official The Dippylomat. Esq. investigates… Oh curses, I am going to be late. I’ve not had this suit laundered since Remembrance Day … 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

Posted in alcohol, Bangkok, climate, Culture, Denmark, Economics, Ex pats, Gothenburg, history, IKEA, migration, Minnesota, Sweden, Thailand, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

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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