Taipan - All articles

  • Tis the season to be cash rich

    In a fit of generosity, I’d asked a couple of broker pals over for dinner. TaiTai was fussing over the chef, who was fussing over dinner. The organic salmon we’d flown in from Scotland hadn’t arrived and the Taittinger was corked.

    • 28 Feb 2014
  • How to avoid free radicals

    Not only have I spent most of the year so far suffering innumerable bores, who refused to drink with me throughout January because they had "gone dry" (too right they had), but I have a niggling feeling that this dry spot is beginning to get the better of people.

    • 21 Feb 2014
  • Old dog, with no more new tricks

    I know my high-flying banker days are over, with nothing left to do but relax at the club with a drink in hand. But I did suffer some pangs of envy this week.

    • 14 Feb 2014
  • Keeping it in the family

    It has been a horrific time. A festival of cheesy cantopop, embarrassing dancing, deafening noise, excessive food, too many people and not enough space. A tale of sound and fury.

    • 07 Feb 2014