Thanks to John Humphrys for hosting me on the Today Programme on 13 May 2016 and Matthew Amroliwalah on BBC World TV News on 11 May, both to talk about Brazil.
Thanks to Dominic Shellard, Vice-Chancellor of De Montfort University Leicester for my book launch there in February 2016.
Thanks to the Brazilian Ambassador Eduardo dos Santos for hosting an event at his Embassy in London on 7 April.
Alan Charlton hugely enjoyed his diplomatic career taking him to the Middle East, Germany, Washington, and Brazil, where he was British Ambassador. His personal stories told with humour and humility give general readers and specialists a taste of diplomatic life.