My First Podcast

The Right Honourable David Curry, Chief Editor of The Parliamentary Review, recently approached me and asked if I would be willing to take part in a Podcast. I have never been on a Podcast, so I readily accepted this new and exciting challenge.
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The Martini Diaries – Episode 11

5th – 15th November 2019

In which I return to UK from Pakistan (with a head cold and stomach problems), attend a two day Board meeting, take multiple medications to keep going, try out my new velvet dinner jacket at the Inspire Suffolk charity ball, miss my first Remembrance Day parade in 36 years, seem to endlessly cris-cross London to attend meetings and events, enjoy breakfast at the Wolseley and lunch at my Club on the same day!

Tuesday 5th November 2019

Back in London from Pakistan, wake up with no jet lag in my Club but an unpleasant head cold has appeared. I am also experiencing ‘stomach problems’ post Pakistan. Continue reading “The Martini Diaries – Episode 11”

The Power of Collective Responsibility – Trustee Decisions

I recently heard of an interesting situation with a Chair of a Board of Trustees not understanding the concept of collective responsibility. Surely, I asked myself, everyone who serves as a Trustee knows this basic principle – I therefore set out to conduct some simple research by asking colleagues and was surprised to find how many thought collective responsibility was an optional element of decision making!

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