I fear for britain, at a time when its sustained ability to punch above its weight, economically and diplomatically, is finally ebbing. With the end of irrational exuberance, the country found itself in an especially difficult position, when the need is to eat a slice of humble pie and be fleet-footed in recognising that many of the pillars its strengths were built on have collapsed. The need was to recognise other supports and partners and embrace them. Instead, the country went in exactly the other direction. Not good.

still banging the drum

A pr party to celebrate a decade of one of the world's biggest financial institutions, bank of new york mellon - bony-m to friends - wasn't a bad way to tweak my standard fare (p16) a bit towards the infrastructure are in which I now work; manchester airport as a national asset and all that...

Attached File: BNY Mellon - Manchester 2025 - final.pdf

Attached File: move.pdf