You all keep going on about percentages and figures!
In reality they are not providing the answer.
It is more a question of over indulgence!
I do remember going to the bank to ask for a loan in order to
open a restaurant.
I was asked for projection figures and I knew that I could
create a picture for the bank manager and it could be one
which he would approve. But it really would be a bit Harry
My directions and actions have been instinctive and deep down
inside I know.
And, I suppose a bank manager has the same understanding of
a situation…or he should…I think.
My restaurant was tiny and not without lots of limitations and I wanted the freehold
next door. During a recession we were observed by a bank who granted us
with a 110 % mortgage and we went on to establish a business which was built
slowly during some very adverse times,
We passed through every problem achieving financial stability and an excellent
In my mind I knew that life in London was not sustainable and I knew that we needed
to move to France.
Once again the figures were thrown in my direction…my best friend telling me how
her brother lost his very successful business in Paris and it was all down to the tax situation
in France. She said that I had to do my sums.
You really do not need additions, percentages and figures in life to tell you your answer!
These are just a scaffolding of confusion.
“Why does the Royal Family need so much money?”
I could go on to describe a film I watched yesterday on British TV…which starred
Gregory Peck and although it was whimsical and terribly romantic it was illustrating
the power of money and fame.