The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, and Nine Rolls-Royce Merlins

It was raining, and had been for several days. The four of us finished lunch, and left the house to walk the half mile to the top of Parliament Hill on Hampstead Heath to watch the RAF fly up the Mall for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. It was an unexpectedly emotional moment.

Other people’s money is opium

The old European Economic Community was worthy of support for political reasons, thinking that, if we traded principally with each other, we were less likely to go to war again. This turned out to be fairly sound. Then the disaster of Maastricht happened.

French Farewell

We need help in rehearsing French graduates to get a job in advertising in London. If you’re interested, please get in touch. You won’t be paid but you will be featured on this blog. You will need an advertising background and recent experience in interviewing job candidates.

How to fire a friend

When you need fire someone, it’s best to get them quietly head-hunted. It’s cheaper and it let’s the other person depart with dignity. So get close to your headhunters.