At a meeting with the ex-KPMG alumni this week, one of my ex-colleagues said, "It must be good for you, as Risk Management is making a comeback and that's your area of expertise."
Of course I can appreciate natural beauty, and yes, I applaud immaculate personal grooming, but I always wondered why some women were referred to as 'trophy wives'. But now it’s oh so clear, because they do actually deserve a medal.
Poor Rako. Literally and figuratively.
When a man meets a woman who ignites his interest, he gets her number, fixes a plan to have a drink, and then pretty much forgets about it. Ten minutes beforehand, he may check his shirt isn’t too creased, that his hair looks OK, and that he’s had a shower in the past 24 hours.
In times like these (the job market can't decide whether it's up or down, the FTSE and Dow make huge gains one day and then fall back the next, your boss's mood swings bounce like a teeter totter, and even your morning commute is getting worse and worse), it's best to maintain a positive attitude.
When you hear that London has become an uncivilized place, hostile to all tourists and foreigners alike, don’t believe it.
You wouldn’t think that fashion designing and banking would mix. The two worlds only seem to meet on on a place like Bond Street, where glistening Louis Vuitton and Prada bags try to lure you in as you walk past shop windows.
When my last day of gainful employment was looming large, the Boy pronounced that people who are not working tend to spend more money than people who are employed. They have more free time on their hands and have to occupy themselves, and in turn, spend more money doing that.
Contrary to what Loréal adverts tell us, there are pluses to getting older - wisdom, bigger pay cheques, decent holidays, a swanky postcode. But as we become increasingly selective about our homes, cars, clothes and food, we also can’t help getting pickier about our partners.
The market is picking up. That's the common refrain I've been hearing from recruiters for the last four months or so. Well, I, for one, do not think it is really picking up because it hasn't translated into more interviews, let alone job offers, for me.
This is a great one for all of you New Year gym / exercise recruits - these tunes should boost your workout ...
The NHS wants to share patient information on a huge database. Has government learned nothing from the privacy debate?
After being off the wagon for more than 12 months, the hardest thing is not staying sober, it's explaining to everybody why I stopped drinking.