Business Beasties: No2 The All-Seeing Befogged

Business Beasties: No2 The All-Seeing Befogged

Slump monster  lies in wait on the path of least resistance, in the nooks and crannies of distraction, however, venturing over the hill and too far away there is always the chance that the All Seeing Befogged will do some chasing. This monster seeks out victims when they are wearing the goggles of far sightedness, they [...]
October 2010 Noteworthy News

October 2010 Noteworthy News

Basel s brushing  around  as, after the Banking Supervision Committee said it will require lenders to have common equity capital to at least 4.5% of assets and will introduce a 2.5% buffer, the news was generally one of acceptance.  There are now mumblings of it being too excessive and debate will continue. Accountancy Counts  according [...]
October 2010 Intermediary A – Musing

October 2010 Intermediary A – Musing

Inflaming Opinion. "Do you mean to tell me, that you have hung your slender reputation on the broad shoulders of a eunuch cat?" A sarcastic comment made about a Marmalade Cat character in the Orlando books, bitter response when success was observed by a less successful peer of the author. Written by a painter  the [...]
A Series: Outside the Box – Those That Draw Beyond Confines No.24 – The Window of Opportunity

A Series: Outside the Box – Those That Draw Beyond Confines No.24 – The Window of Opportunity

It is said that a herder in Caffa, Ethiopia, was so intrigued when he found his goats dancing that he too decided to try the red cherries they had eaten and sure enough he too started dancing.  The red beans were taken to a local monastery, however, believing the berries to be the work of [...]
Sniffing Around For Trouble

Sniffing Around For Trouble

Driving along with blue plumes of smoke emitting from the engine area was not, unsurprisingly, alarming and a check around and under the engine did nothing to reassure the rising palpitations that the infamous notoriety was around the corner for setting the road alight and causing untold damage to the general public.  General thoughts were, [...]
Old Masters – Family Business

Old Masters – Family Business

Grand Designs of Venice  as viewed and recorded by Canalleto,   are a  fascinating  art record  with a `photographic' quality that allow each place to be observed for changes through the years, when compared to now.  When we discovered he was, in effect, contributor to a family business it was enough of an inspiration for us [...]