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Panel discussion at the Hadik Cafe in Budapest on 16 June 2019, to launch the Hungarian-language edition of Deadly Carousel. With journalist Anna Juhasz and translator/editor Zsolt Peter of the Hungarian Theatre Institute.



Participating in a literary evening at Europa House to mark the 60th anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution, in October 2016, with fellow writers Tibor Fischer and Nick Barlay and moderator Robin Ashenden, Editor of the Central and Eastern European London Review.


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Speaking about Vali Racz at the Holocaust Memorial Day event at Brent Civic Centre, 27 January 2016.


With Nick Winton during their talks at the Holocaust Memorial Library in Manhattan, July 2011


Microlight flight, Isle of Sheppey, May 2009. In connection with a story on the birth of British aviation for Saga Magazine.


With the holy men of Kathmandu, for the Daily Express, April 2008


At Petra, in Jordan, for thelondonpaper, March 2007


Motorbiking through France for The Times, September 2004


At Auschwitz, near Krakow, for FT Magazine, Financial Times, in July 2004


With Sir Nicholas Winton and his sonĀ at the London premier of All My Loved Ones, the film about the Czech Kindertransport, in 2000


Mountain-trekking in North Korea for The Daily Telegraph, June 2000


Hot-air ballooning in the Swiss Alps with champion balloonist Brian Jones for the Daily Mail, January 2000


In the footsteps of Captain Corelli in Cephalonia for the Daily Mail, August 1999


On elephant safari in Northern Thailand for the Daily Mail, April 1998


Encountering the flora & fauna of Bali for the Daily Mail in July 1998


At the Bird Market in Hong Kong, for the Daily Mail, November 1995


In Budapest for the Daily Mail, June 1994

In Budapest for the Daily Mail, June 1994

At Yad Vashem in Jerusalem for the ceremony to honour Monica’s mother Vali Racz, a Righteous Among the Nations, May 1992


As ‘luxury shopping and beauty correspondent’ of monthly magazine Envoy International, 1978-81


First job – staff writer on the weekly Local Government Chronicle, 1974-1978