Tulips

The story of Tulip Mania is one best recounted by a Dutchman.  I can do a pretty good Dutch accent but can’t write one.  Use your imagination – the story is better.  Drink a Grolsch.

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Three bottles. Miles Davis: The Man With the Horn

Now I’ve got mixed feelings about wine funds though any ethical issues that I have had in the past have been solved quickly, and easily, by simply embracing hypocrisy rather than worrying about it. A few years ago every fool and his dog knew someone who was starting a fund, who had 25 million just waiting, […]

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The Gambler

What do you do for a living? I used to dread this question. Not that I’m ashamed of what I do – I love it, and I know that many of my friends and customers are envious of a job which they believe is simply getting lashed up all day. No, I used to dread […]

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