Tag Archives: Paris

Random acts of brutality

  Once more we awake to news of a random atrocity which frightens us for it proximity and for its senselessness. Were Nice not so close, their Promenade des Anglais almost ours, then this would not be a proximate act of … Continue reading

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What happened in Paris makes me want to win peace – not war!

In Paris there has been a massacre. Every week in Iraq, Pakistan, Afghanistan and in many African countries, there are massacres. In Syria, every day is a day of massacres. Massacres of people whose lives are as important as our … Continue reading

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What a match! England v France #sixnations

  https://twitter.com/pensionlawyeruk/status/429651442501451776 www.youtube.com/watch?v=bI3_UxrgINU   Yesterday’s Six Nations thriller , narrowly won by France in the closing minutes, will go down as an all-time great. No need to rehearse the details, Tom Fordyce’s match report for the BBC does very nicely. … Continue reading

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Diversification and speculation are different.

I have mentioned TOBAM on this blog before, but as @firstactuarial had the good sense to invite its CEO Yves Choueifaty  to their conference yesterday and he and his assistant Lauren were kind enough to fly from Paris to Manchester and take a train … Continue reading

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