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TALES OF OUR TIME: Inspired by Bond, Michael Hayman tackles Operation Lockdown

This piece by Michael Hayman originally appeared in Country & Town House, August edition.  'Do you expect me to talk?’ ‘No Mr Bond, I expect you to die.’ So says Gert Fröbe’s Goldfinger to Sean Connery’s delicately placed Bond. In so doing he delivers the defining moment of the entire...

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Stand firm and carry on: Advice for what comes next

This piece by Michael Hayman originally appeared in City A.M, see here “If you’re going through hell, keep going.”  These words, often attributed to Britain’s then wartime Prime Minister Winston Churchill, are emblematic of his call to never, never, never give up. Today, the world is living through...

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TALES OF OUR TIME: It’s definitely a dog’s life

This piece by Michael Hayman originally appeared in Country & Town House, April edition.  I mean, come on. When we look back at your career what would you rather be remembered as? A fat cat or a top dog? Thought so. Move over my furry feline friends. The future...

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Human ingenuity and working together will pull us through the coronavirus crisis

This piece by Michael Hayman originally appeared in City A.M, see here Last week, Bank of England governor Mark Carney gave his economic view of the possible consequences of coronavirus: he expects it to cause “disruption” and not “destruction”. In saying this, he follows the measured words...

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The new Downing Street team can’t afford to ignore business

This piece by Michael Hayman originally appeared in City A.M, see here Political wisdom has it that the first hundred days of any new government is its most vital opportunity to set its agenda. Not so with this government. Having just racked up its first 50 days,...

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TALES OF OUR TIME: NOTHING CHANGES UNTIL SOMETHING MOVES

This piece by Michael Hayman originally appeared in Country & Town House, February edition, see here.  Einstein was a master of the generalities of genius. One of his many gems was this: nothing happens until something moves. The what ifs and the what to dos, the penury of indecision. And more...