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  • Loans leave little to the imagination

    Back in the day the out of town conference was always code for a few days of drinking, golfing and catching up with that pretty blonde from a rival bank all in the name of sharing ideas and best practice.

    • 29 May 2014
  • Not cleared for take-off

    You have to pity the poor jetsetting bankers of today's world. When it comes to travel, they have it so much worse than I ever did.

    • 22 May 2014
  • Give me a Donatello over dustbins

    I’ve always decried Hong Kong’s cultural scene. If there’s one thing I miss about London, it’s a pre-theatre dinner at Brooks and a Chekhov in the West End.

    • 15 May 2014
  • No quaking in the boots for me

    A trip to Tokyo always provides a shock to the senses, but when you are jolted awake at 5:20 in the morning by an earthquake, you certainly get a fresh perspective on life.

    • 08 May 2014