I am finally counting down my last two weeks of the last 12 years of my life in the financial services. Being on an extended six-month notice period has its pros and cons.
Far removed from the traditional working ranch, wanna-be wranglers with a penchant for the finer things in life can partake in a wider range of activities than simply rounding up the cattle. Saddle up and check out this different kind of holiday.
L'Atelier de Joel Rubochon must have taken over an old sushi bar, and that's not where the similarity ends. You can also spend a lot of money in a little time and wonder if it was worth it.
Is it possible to maintain a fabulous lifestyle while working in the City? Emyr Thomas didn't think so, and left the Square Mile to start Bon Vivant, a lifestyle management and concierge service. He tells us how his new life came about - and where we should really be going for after-work drinks.
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To pay my last respects to the eight years of my life dedicated to the altar of investment banking, I ventured one last time to my old office.
Yesterday I ran errands at the Royal Exchange. Travel-sized Jo Malone Perfume for me (not a bargain), Tiffany charm for a new baby (definitely not a bargain). Then, walking past the afternoon coffee (not Champagne) clutch, I noticed the Paul Smith Sale Store.
Helena Christensen isn’t the only one; there are more where she came from. And the men are just as gorgeous.
Another long week at work and I was pretty fed up with formulating net capital ratios, analyzing P&L statements and calculating haircuts. It would be a joy to work with hair at this point.
Suddenly we had unlimited free time - no meetings, no planes, no budgets. Hadn’t we said, so many times, “If only I had the time, I would...”? Well, now we actually could, and there was no boss or client to blame on a bad day, not even the Tube.
Antique conceit meets high-concept story in Paul King’s big-screen adaptation of the Michael Bond classic
Australian actor known for playing Thor succeeds singer Adam Levine for title he says ‘bought me a couple weeks of bragging rights around the house’
‘I don’t think I’m going to be able to do this jungle lark,’ says Towie star after she was taken to celebrity slammer on ITV show