Category Archives: Language

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 #6 – Language

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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