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October 15th, 2009

  • Evening with at Christ's College. Dinner with, among others, Andrew Turnbull (ex Cabinet Sec), George Steiner and Lisa Jardine… #
  • …after her very interering talk on C P Snow… More grey matter in one room than is imaginable! #
  • Ooh gosh. I'm on tv! 🙂 (BBC 2) #

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October 14th, 2009

  • A day of achievement and excitement! Interviewed by William Hague's biographer, meeting with agent and Jason… #
  • … to discuss BBC projects, a wonderful session with Bastien(!). Met Jamie at OKA to plan decor of Maiden Lane… #
  • … Crowned the day by hosting 90th birthday dinner for George Weidenfeld in London flat. Chinese banquet- guests; … #
  • … Martin Rees, Palumbos, Virginia Fraser. Among the cleverest brains in Britain! Wonderful evening. #
  • Christ, Import/Export is a brutal film! #
  • This week last of my several lunch/Lodge tours (led by moi) for Queens' staff (housekeeping, maintenance, catering, porters etc) #

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October 10th, 2009

  • Fantastic success yesterday's Good Housekeeping Choir of the Year National Competition chaired by ME. Wonderful day… #
  • …winners were a wonderful group of kids – their first ever competition. My judges were Jane Asher… #

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October 9th, 2009

  • Cameron may have blown it. Speech anti Statist. Dismissive of much of thefantastic work we have all done in education.Republican values #

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October 8th, 2009

  • Excellent meeting with 20/20 tv (watch this space), Voices Foundation Board meeting (very positive), dash back to host Grad reception #
  • Cameron Conference speech today. Bound to be compelling. He is VERY GOOD at these speeches. #
  • Cameron's speech. Well crafted but scary #

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October 6th, 2009

  • Met150 freshers, one by one.Then trained 100 Primary teachers on stage West Rd.Breakfast with newQueens'HON FELLOW Ted Cullinan #
  • Good rehearsal last night. Enjoying jazz and gospel rep. I ADORE VOCE. Lucky me. #
  • ATTENTION ALL FOLLOWERS. 9th october, 9.30pm monto water rats, kings cross to see PATCH WILLIAM. It'll be amazing #

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October 5th, 2009

  • Cooked dinner for old friend Jamie Galbraith (son of JK and Peter's bro- see today's front pages!). They want out of Afganistan #

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October 3rd, 2009

  • Launch of Research Centre for Musical Performance as Creative Practice here in Cambridge was somewhat surreal. As you'd expect. #
  • …nice to see old friends John Sloboda (bit of a legend) and Nicholas Kenyon (also bit of a legend). Enjoyed. #
  • Thurs Fellows dinner to launch Queens' term was wonderful. Stunning student music perf during dinner. I love this place. Immensely PROUD #
  • Today – happy energetic (an energy uniquely undergrad) bustle in college as new students arrive at Queens' for start of their new lives. … #
  • ATTENTION ALL FOLLOWERS- PATCH WILLIAM next gig. 9th october, 9.30 monto water rats, kings cross. #
  • Policy by Principle not by focus group is what we want from Tories please #
  • Anyone else listening to radio 4 on Strauss 4 Last Songs and weeping? #

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October 2nd, 2009

  • I hope Chicago wins the bid. For Obama. #
  • Oh no. It's not Chicago. GO RIO! #

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October 1st, 2009

  • GET THIS!"phenomenally talented"PATCH WILLIAM described on radio 2.Go to BBCi player Janice Long. 30th Sept. 2hrs 15 mins in. #