Retirement and “what if” scenarios

Retirement and “what if” scenarios

New Year’s Eve is my wife Bridget’s birthday, and with it, we always look forward to meeting with dear friends, and, if we are at home, enjoying an incredible Cantonese dinner from our all-time favourite restaurant here in London, Kambie. This New Year’s was...
What is it that you value?

What is it that you value?

One of the great unexpected and joyous moments of the last 90 or so days of isolation has been watching my youngest son Haydn develop into the exact same avid reader that I was at his age. As isolation dragged on, we became increasingly concerned that he would end up...
How history shows us we will be OK

How history shows us we will be OK

What a crazy month it has been… One of my strongest childhood memories is from 1984, the year I turned 10 years old. I had spent the weekend obsessively playing a video game on my brand-new Commodore 64 computer, in all of its 8-bit glory. I don’t remember what...
My son and Superman

My son and Superman

This year during the holidays, my wife Bridget and I realized that we have reached a stage where very soon, we are going to be the two shortest people in the house. Our two older sons are now well over six feet tall and soon will surpass me in height and tower over...