Business

Driving in fog

September is the month of ‘mists and mellow fruitfulness’ – an appropriate time for businesses to plan for the final…

Travel

The song of Suffolkski

“It’s been a difficult year to be a Russian here in the UK, yes?” I opened. “Not really. Always like…

Business

Changing the conversation

In my imagination, I have transported myself back to 2017, when the world was recognisably normal, and we actually flew…

Travel

The banquet of the damned

Cambodia. A fleet of tuk-tuks have just ferried five hundred people into the jungle from the swankiest hotels in Siem…

Travel

The Trip

We were next to a golf club, for Christ’s sake. If they had known what was on their doorstep just…

Business

‘You are Americaine?’

Nice. A pavement cafe. We were fresh off the plane. Still in London-mode: fast, buzzy, Alpha. We sat down at…

Business

Filling up the coffers

It’s time to go to work. My interest in being a full time parent/ teacher/ carer/ minder/ playmate/ bottle washer/…

Fatherhood

A coral cradle

The instructor pointed at my son, gently swimming over the wreck of the WWII US warship 3 metres below us,…

Business

The Accidental dinner party

The 1805 Pullman Service to Penzance in Cornwall departs every weekday evening from platform four at London’s Paddington Station. It…