What’s happening on the King’s Road?

I’m seriously wondering if I should move. In the last 48 hours there have been two dangerous accidents within half a mile of where I live just off the King’s Road, Chelsea. The second was just at the bottom of …

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A better use of public money?

Being a founder member of Rent-a-Mouth, ready to spout off about anything and anything no matter how pig-ignorant I may be, I am rarely flummoxed. But a kind correspondent just sent me something that really had me in a puzzlement. …

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Denny Hatch

For those who have asked, www.businesscommonsense.com is Denny Hatch’s website. Denny is one of most perceptive commentators on the American business scene in my view, partly because he is one of the few who really understand marketing. Why should this …

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Outrage? Unfair? Rubbish!

On Friday one of the gossip-riddled rags that purports to be a newspaper in London ran a story complaining bitterly about a poster campaign for Eurostar. They think it represents English football fans in the wrong light. You can see …

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Drayton, you idiot! It’s Michael, not Tony

I was lying in bed last night wondering what is my worst quality. This works much better than counting sheep as there is a limitless catalogue to select from. Anyhow, in business I decided it is a close run between …

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A thought for O’Leary

Last week my partner and I went to Brussels for a meeting. Not wishing to remortgage the flat so as to pay to go by Eurostar or go on a posh airline, we went on Ryanair. If you don’t live …

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Health and safety warning

When you get to my age you have to keep a close eye on your health. I think I go to no end of trouble – breathe on a mirror every morning to see if I’m still alive and so …

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This week’s great read

What a wonderful day! My business worries are over. Someone has e-mailed me about a book that “provides readers with proven business intelligence from C-Level executives (Chairman, CEO, CFO, CMO, Partner) from the world’s most respected companies nationwide.” I like …

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Do I look as though I’m 17?

I have clearly discovered the secret of eternal life. Last Saturday an idiot in the Kings Road Tesco, where I went to buy some cooking plonk, greeted me at the check out with this astounding request: “Can I have proof …

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