Party in London with other Canadians


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I won’t be able to attend tonight’s party at the High Commissioner’s official residence in London, but other Canadian grad students with the time and inclination should. High Commissioner is a title invented by Canadians to stress how our relationship with Queen and Empire could not be captured through a mere exchange of ambassadors. Partly as a result of the former prominence of that relationship, the High Commissioner has a very nice house and throws fine (if short) parties:

Event details:

Friday, December 1 from 18:30 to 20:30
James R. Wright, High Commissioner for Canada’s residence – 3 Grosvenor Square, London W1 (Bond Street Underground).
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Last year, just showing up was enough to get in, but you may want to contact Ian Napier ( to double check, if you are planning to come from far off.

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Anonymous December 2, 2006 at 1:39 am

You may enjoy this. On Metafilter, they described it as being an independent comedy similar to Arrested Development.

Milan November 30, 2007 at 1:52 pm

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