When Zen started to trickle through to the West in the last century, it was in the traditional Japanese sense. Monastic living, away from the hurly burly, dudes in robes with bald heads. But as Zen has taken root in the West, something new is forming.
...Bear Stearns (unsurprisingly).
In which a structured credit specialist contemplates how his star has sunk from Stallone in Rocky to Stallone in Stop or My Mom Will Shoot in less than a year.
Mr XXX has become too reliant on porn. His girlfriend, Miss XXX, has had enough. What's a couple to do? Consult the Soul Sister, of course.
The news that JPM is buying Bear Stearns got us thinking about bargains - a topic we know plenty about - because we (like this whole nation) love a good bargain. But what makes a good bargain, and can you instantly recognise one?
Having tried various dating websites over the past three or so years (with a few flings in between but nothing long lasting) I have now set up a profile on Lovestruck London.
We referenced this 'holiday' in another article, but felt it was worth a more extensive feature for those of you who weren't paying attention.
Spring is in the air, and you know what that means. Short skirts, short sleeves and trips to places involving bathing suits are just around the bend. In case you lost the motivation you found at New Year's, let these charts inspire you to get it back.
Sick of Match? You're not alone - although we do love the Cupid & Fate ad campaign. Here's another option: find someone who works near you, then meet up with them this lunchtime - or after work - or, hell, during work (their suggestion, not ours).
Need a little pizzaz in your portfolio? Like the idea of dabbling in the music biz? Let investment fund Power Amp offer you an entrée for only £10K.