I had a brilliant time in Belfast attending the Law Centres Network annual conference, which took place on the 10th and 11th of November 2016. The conference heard from a range of distinguished speakers including Martha Spurrier, Director of Liberty; Les Allamby, the Chief Commissioner for the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission and Claire Sugden, the Northern Ireland Justice Minister. The highlight of my trip was visiting Stormont Castle for the official dinner. Stormont is the home of the Northern Ireland Assembly and the place where the Good Friday Agreement was signed in 1998. A stunning building!
A belated congratulations to all the fantastic finalists and winners at the 2016 Black British Business Awards, which took place on the 6th of October. I was especially delighted that Chichi Nwanoku MBE, founder of the brilliant Chineke Orchestra (with whom I’m pictured below) won the Business Person of the Year award.
Thank you again to Dennis Owusu-Sem of Success Talks for his hospitality.
A marvellous trip “up west” earlier this week, with my cousin Darin (over from Dominica visiting Europe on a work trip) to see ‘Cat On A Hot Tin Roof‘ at London’s Novello Theatre.
The play was just superb. The audience was so mesmerised you could have heard a pin drop throughout.
Alongside a lovely “flight” on the London Eye and an excellent private tour of Parliament, courtesy of Harry Cohen MP’s wonderful staff (well done, Andy Burham, who was on fire in the Commons chamber socking it to the Tories on disability benefits) , I think Darin really enjoyed herself.
Thank you again, dear, for a lovely few days.
I hope you can persuade Uncle S to come and visit me BEFORE any weddings!!! 😉