No Jubilee For Me

As my newsfeeds filled up with jubilee mania, I felt the urge to offer some sort of antidote. It's not that I'm against Er Maj. We've got a lot in common. We're both above politics. And I too would like a day at the races to count as work. As heads of state go, we… Continue reading No Jubilee For Me

Back in the Game

Treasury Place - Melbourne

This time last year I was looking out of my Canary Wharf window thinking: "Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it." - Ferris Bueller It’s good advice, but after 277 "days off" it was time to put some bunce back in the old… Continue reading Back in the Game

The Friendly Dictator

Our journey along the north coast of Borneo takes us to an old stomping ground - Brunei was a British protectorate until 1984. These days it's a "dry" country (you can't buy booze anywhere)... Did we not teach them anything? We arrive on a Friday (their day of rest), the streets are eerily quiet. A… Continue reading The Friendly Dictator