I'll forgive Lambada for being quicker than me! It seems I missed her post along with a few others by the look of it.
You mean you haven't been following what our man in Santo Domingo has been doing since he got here? All sleaze jokes aside (& there have been a few :cheeky
he went to Haiti the day after the earthquake. He is also the UK Ambassador for Haiti and there are of course, British nationals living in Haiti. So full marks to Ambassador Fisher for being a.........rapid responder.
Embajada brit?nica anuncia que va en camino ayuda para Hait?
Ayuda humanitaria del reino unido en camino a Hait?
As an aside, I communicated with the previous incumbent of this position, whom I thought was quite the best
UK Ambassador I have known in over 17 years here, including those whose names I can't remember
and it transpires that there is some history between the Foreign and Commonwealth office & the Daily Mail. Thus the spin put on the story might well reflect that.
As long as he does his job we shouldn't judge on the peripherals. I still wouldn't want to be in his shoes for the first north coast public meeting with the British fraternity though
............he'll need a convincing sense of humour to overcome the potential chortles behind the backs of wrists. I mean, he can't exactly start his speech with 'I want to familiarise
myself with all the British residents of the DR'...................