Well, this is a year I have been looking forward to and not only because it isn’t 2016. My worry is that 2016 is likely just the opening of the toxic bottle and that the real poison will start to… Read More ›


President Jimmy Carter’s national-security adviser, Zbigniew Brzezinski, was asleep in Washington, D.C., when the phone rang. His military aide, General William Odom, was calling to inform him that two hundred and twenty missiles launched from Soviet submarines were heading toward… Read More ›


I don’t really know what to say about 2016, a year which has already been written off as one of the worst ever for many people. I guess the only thing I can do is write about how it has… Read More ›

Why Seiko?

Someone asked me recently what the best watch they could buy was for less than £500 and I was taken aback. Firstly, I know a bit about watches, but realise that buying a watch is a very personal decision and… Read More ›