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Standing on the Red Spot!

Standing on the Red Spot!

Delighted to give a TEDx talk today at Stormont in Belfast. My subject was biographies as bridges to the past…

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2 November 2017

The New York Post enjoys the US edition of The Women Who Flew for Hitler

The New York Post enjoys the US edition of The Women Who Flew for Hitler

I am also loving the new subtitle for the American edition: ‘A true story of soaring ambition and searing rivalry’.

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7 August 2017

Daily Mail reports on The Woman Who Flew for Hitler

Daily Mail reports on The Woman Who Flew for Hitler

‘Feud of Hitler’s flying frauleins’ joins the press coverage of The Women Who Flew for Hitler.

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8 July 2017

The Women Who Flew for Hitler is published!

The Women Who Flew for Hitler is published!

Thank you to Pan Macmillan and Daunts Books for this wonderful launch in Daunts’ historic Marylebone bookshop.

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22 June 2017

Second World War hero Krystyna Skarbek, aka Christine Granville, is commemorated in bronze

Second World War hero Krystyna Skarbek, aka Christine Granville, is commemorated in bronze

Krystyna Skarbek’s niece, Rula Lenska, was among those helping to unveil a new bronze bust of the SOE agent at Ognisko Polskie, the London Polish club. The bust is by sculptor Ian Wolter, pictured here with Skarbek and me.

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9 May 2017

London’s Central Family Court hosts exhibition on Eglantyne Jebb and the history of children’s rights.

London’s Central Family Court hosts exhibition on Eglantyne Jebb and the history of children’s rights.

It was wonderful to give a talk of Jebb on the opening night of this new exhibition in the Central Family Court in Holborn. It’s open to the public for a year.

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19 January 2017

Indelibly stamped into history

Indelibly stamped into history

Thrilled that Eglantyne Jebb, The Woman Who Saved the Children, has been selected as one of the outstanding humanitarians featured on the new British stamps (bottom left).

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25 March 2016

The Spy Who Loved is published in Poland

The Spy Who Loved is published in Poland

Polish-born Krystyna Skarbek, aka Christine Granville, The Spy Who Loved, would have been thrilled that her biography was launched tonight in the Liberator Hall of the Warsaw Uprising Museum in Warsaw, Poland. Guests included the Polish Foreign Minister, and the British and French ambassadors to Poland.

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8 November 2013

Honoured to be awarded the Bene Merito

Honoured to be awarded the Bene Merito

Deeply honoured to be awarded the Republic of Poland’s cultural award, the Bene Merito, today, at an event at the Polish Embassy in London. Foreign Minister Radek Sikorski presented me with the medal.

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10 March 2013