Money: angels, demons and family

Hello my friends. Most of what I post on Twitter is about sunrises and sunsets and my periodic swims in the North Sea. I post things that raise my spirits because boy, do we will need it. But I have a day job, I’ve always had a day job. Once upon a time, in aContinue reading “Money: angels, demons and family”

The sinister ancestor of Halloween

What do we know of the Druids? The answer is not much. They were said to be illiterate though opinion is divided as to whether they could not write or chose not to. They were learned as well as warrior-like. They were magicians, priests, healers, seers, apothecaries of nature and they did not want theirContinue reading “The sinister ancestor of Halloween”

The inspiration of place

The inspiration of place can strike us anywhere. Wherever you are, it can inspire your creativity, whether it be in writing, painting, drawing, or in business and charitable opportunities too. I wasn’t always a writer. I started my career as an Investment Banker. Some might think that a place of numbers was not an inspiringContinue reading “The inspiration of place”

The perfect crime

An afternoon well spent in an office tailor made for intrigue By Linda Davies It was a dull day on the trading floor. Business was thin. The clients were like reticent fish. The atmosphere was brooding. Pasty faces tinged green by the flickering of hundreds of computer screens glowered at each other. The big swingingContinue reading “The perfect crime”

Merchants of menace

The Goldman Sachs scandal, which cost three traders their jobs, may have shocked the world at large. To Linda Davies, who worked for seven years in the City, it comes as no surprise at all. To outsiders, the Goldman Sachs sex case must seem mystifying: three foreign exchange traders, each reputed to earn $1m, firedContinue reading “Merchants of menace”