In my opinion

Trump – Hero or Villain?

America has long been a nation divided. It’s only a couple of lifetimes ago that they were embroiled in a full-on civil war. Hardly surprising that the Great Divide has continued into the 21st Century. The very first Presidential election of the new millennium came down to hanging chads on a few punched cards in […]

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Buy To Let landlords are finally smelling the coffee…

What a difference a year makes. At last October’s Property Investor Show I asked a room full of people how many were aware of Section 24 and its upcoming impact on Buy-to-Let landlords. Three hands went up. Fast forward 12 months and I ask the same question. Almost every one of the 90 strong audience […]

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Join my campaign against this retroactive tax law.

What constitutes a civilised Western democracy? What are the shared values that bind us together regardless of politics, religion or economics? It’s quite hard to be definitive. It’s perhaps easier to name things that have no place in any definition of a civilised democracy. Very near the top of my list would be retroactive changes […]

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No deal Brexit + Corbyn = OMG!

When 27 countries can maintain a united front and the one they are pitched against is in disarray, it’s never going to be an easy negotiation. The footage from Salzburg told its own story. Cold-shouldered by those sitting next to her who huddled together conspiratorially, Theresa May was forced to make imaginary notes on her […]

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A Face Like That Could Get You Arrested

‘Your face will be your fortune!’ The words of encouragement to thousands of wannabe actors as they head to Los Angeles seeking fame and fortune. Not if you shop in Westfield, it won’t. In fact it’s far more likely to get you arrested. The latest Deep State invasion of our dwindling privacy comes in the […]

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Picasso – written off as ‘Yesterday’s Man’ in 1932…

We think of Picasso as a modern artist – after all he was alive and kicking on the Cote D’Azur in 1973 while I was sporting shoulder-length hair and a fetching multi-colour tank top ordered from Kay’s catalogue. Being a style icon has always come naturally to me… What I do find amazing is that […]

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