Tag Archives: New York

Andy and Christy – a transatlantic romance

One of the reasons for speaking last week in New York was to see my friend Andy and his fiancee Christy together. They met in a nightclub and fell in love, Christy is a talented dress-designer and Andy is the … Continue reading

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The land of the (pension) free

  As I cleared immigration this morning, the chap charged with checking my travel authorisation asked me.. “so how are we doing over here?” I looked blankly.. “it says here you’re a pension consultant – how we doing?” To the … Continue reading

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First we take Manhattan…

Canada bores me. I have only two cultural references for the place, Supertramp – (the band that drove me to punk in the 1970s) and South Park the movie which urges Americans to “blame Canada, they’re not even a real country anyway”. I know … Continue reading

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Morally bankrupt

Greg Smith’s condemnation of Goldman Sachs‘ culture as “morally bankrupt” splits my friends into three camps; Those like me who take the buy at face value and accept that the firm he joined 12 years ago has lost its moral … Continue reading

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