Ghost Towns

I have a mate who is a fantasy property developer - that means his property developments are pure fantasy rather than being the stuff of...

The Young Ones

For the benefit of any lawyers reading this, I think it best to point out that this is not a Cliff Richard reference! When people think...

Mr Snuggles is Missing

Given the recent surge in dognapping cases, I thought this might provide an interesting take on how fraudsters and other criminals...

Its a bugs life

I met Richard, an ex-colleague for a chat the other day; he had heard that I had hung up my boots and wanted to hear it from the horse's...

Flattery will get you everywhere

Having given up my previous 'career' as a fraudster I've resigned myself to working for not very much money doing a job that I find...

You will like this - but not a lot

Not all magicians wear dinner jackets, are accompanied by sequinned attractive assistants and carry top hats from which they produce live...

Boiler Rooms

On my wrist is a nice watch. It’s a Rolex Milgauss, with a black face and a stainless steel bracelet. I would describe it as classy but...

Supply and Demand

The law of supply and demand is the central plank of many businesses. It’s pointless having a supply if there is no demand, and when one...