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Frances Guy

Ambassador to the Republic of Lebanon, Beirut
Posted 03 May 2011 by Frances Guy | Comments
Lack of information makes it difficult to get at the truth.  Take Syria this morning.   On the BBC there were two very different reports; one... read more

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03 May 2011
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Posted 20 April 2011 by Frances Guy | Comments
What a beautiful project!  try and preserve the 3,000 hours of film archives that belonged to Teleliban from the fifies to the eighties.  As one... read more

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20 April 2011
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Posted 17 April 2011 by Frances Guy | Comments
So many others, Diana,  not just the 5 you mention in your film.. Surely there must be more...  more women who have been victims of domestic... read more

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17 April 2011
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Posted 31 March 2011 by Frances Guy | Comments
Last week, the new Patriarch of the Maronite Church of Antioch announced his mission as being one of fellowship and love.   In fact, during the... read more

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31 March 2011
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Posted 13 March 2011 by Frances Guy | Comments
This is the subject for the English Speaking Union public speaking competition this year.  It seems pretty appropriate for a blog where arguably I haven't... read more

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13 March 2011
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Posted 10 March 2011 by Frances Guy | Comments
The Maronite bishops are locked in conclave to (s)elect a new Patriarch.  Press speculation is rife.  But I was struck by a comment in one of the... read more

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10 March 2011
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Posted 08 March 2011 by Frances Guy | Comments
100 years since women in Austria, Germany and Switzerland went into the streets to protest for better rights for women workers. 100 years on, how is the... read more

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08 March 2011
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Posted 27 February 2011 by Frances Guy | Comments
I am not going to apologise for returning to the subject of political assassination.   Today I enjoyed running in the rain with about 400 other... read more

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27 February 2011
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Posted 26 February 2011 by Frances Guy | Comments
"Croak, the King and a change in weather"  is a fable being performed by the children of Shatila refugee camp at the Monot theatre in... read more

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26 February 2011
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Posted 20 February 2011 by Frances Guy | Comments
An e-mail out of the blue from someone studying at my old university, Aberdeen. Could I spare a few minutes to help them with their dissertation?  How... read more

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20 February 2011

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Posted 04 February 2011 by Frances Guy | Comments
I vary my route to work every day for security reasons.  This means that once in a while I pass through the village of Baabda and cross the point where... read more

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04 February 2011
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Posted 31 January 2011 by Frances Guy | Comments
How to keep quiet with all that is going on in the middle east? I agree that it is hard. But perhaps it is not the best moment for government representatives to... read more

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31 January 2011
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Posted 16 January 2011 by Frances Guy | Comments
The language of accusation is once again in the air, or rather on the TV.   The potential implications of too deep a chasm between two of Lebanon's... read more

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16 January 2011
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Posted 07 January 2011 by Frances Guy | Comments
I got a Christmas card which said in French "the cedars create unanimity".  Well maybe it was a political point but it made me think.  The... read more

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07 January 2011

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Posted 25 December 2010 by Frances Guy | Comments
Just when the country is in despair at the political stagnation and the only solution for some seems, once again, to emigrate, then something happens that shows... read more

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25 December 2010
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