Tag Archives: City of London

Should there be a “square mile track”?

Would you like a running track in the Square Mile?  Click to complete survey View survey results In a recent blog, I outlined proposals leaked to the FT but now approved by the City authorities. Emboldened by success, one councillor … Continue reading

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Living and working in the City of London

  I live in Blackfriars in one of the areas of the City which were historically beyond the control of the City Fathers (what we’d call the Corporation of London today). Where I live in Blackfriars there was a priory.  … Continue reading

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By their fruits ye shall know them.

    Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles? Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit.  A good tree cannot … Continue reading

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A tale of two Cities

      Have you ever turned up at a place and realised you shouldn’t be there – but stayed anyway just to see what it was like? That’s what happened to me yesterday. I went to an event about … Continue reading

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This is the question we’ll be debating at today’s pension play pen lunch. I’m a little daunted . I’ve read Professor John Kay‘s excellent paper about how equities work, should work and why they could work better. He’s in the middle … Continue reading

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From Venice with love

Sitting in front of Tintoretto’s Crucifixion, a massive canvas that examines the nature of suffering , I tried to connect his noble vision with the suffering of Europe‘s latest basket case- Italy. Nothing doing. If the Venetians are any touchstone of … Continue reading

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