Author: Paul Haviland

Paul Haviland has lived in six countries on three continents but for the past three years is enjoying retirement in Bournemouth. He has worked as a linguist for the BBC, as an NHS administrator and as a French language and translation tutor for the City Literary Institute, among others

Gladstone: a British hero in Bulgaria

Paul Haviland

A slight figure moves through the crowd of protesters, capturing the anti-government placards and chants of “Resign Borissov!” on her phone  This is not London after the Russia report: Borissov is the president of Bulgaria. Protesters in the streets of the capital, Sofia, are happy to be filmed by the country’s most distinguished campaigning journalist. […]