The workshop I ran was written up in the Ukranian media. With the help of google translate, I have asertained that the woman in the photo is not trying to flee my classroom. It appears the Ukranians quite liked it.
I stepped in at the very last minute to speak AGAINST the motion that this house believes wikileaks is in the public interest. Not a natural position for a journalist to take, but I had (or concocted) enough reservations to make a convincing argument. We didn't win, but neither did ... Read More
Today, I ran an EU-funded workshop for Ukranian journalists on women and children's rights in Kiev. It was a wonderful experience. The 40 journalists who attended all had stories to tell, and we came up with a few more that need to be told. I hope to see some ... Read More
I am very pleased to say that my debating partner and I defeated the founder of UKIP and the motion that This House Would Leave the EU at the UCL Debating Society tonight. And against all those doctors too!
I've had a wonderful learning experience with Toastmasters of Paris. The highlight ws definately winning third prize in the humourous speech competition on only my third speech. I displayed my cup of the mantlepiece for a long time. It's all packed up now, as in a few days I ... Read More