Excerpts of Richard’s new book were printed every Monday in the City AM newspaper. They are now all archived here as blog posts.
Posted on January 7, 2013 | in Confessions of a Serial Entrepreneur | by Richard
The girl was absolutely gorgeous and I was thrilled to be chatting her up. It was about 2.30 in the morning and I sat with her in Jimmy’z in Monaco, a very expensive nightclub, drinking Cristal, a very expensive champagne. “What do you do?” she asked, music thumping in the background. I tried to adopt an air of complete coolness and proudly said, “I’m retired”. We kept chatting and about 20 minutes later she looked puzzled and said, “but you don’t seem retarded?”
Posted on December 22, 2012 | in Confessions of a Serial Entrepreneur | by Richard
My mate and I were thrilled when a beautiful young lady, Sarah, sat down between us with a smile, and as two Aussies we immediately battled for her attention with our attempted cool charm and quick wit. The event was a 25th wedding anniversary dinner for about 60 guests. Sarah was very relaxed and easily held her own in the conversational crossfire. As the speeches began, Sarah got up to say a few kind words about the wife, Mandy. Then she did something bizarre: she suddenly burst into song, screeching out Barry Manilow’s hit, “Mandy”. I don’t think, “Oh Mandy, well you came and you gave without taking. Oh Mandy…” has ever sounded so bad. It was so painful that a waiter felt obliged to interrupt and gently usher her back to her seat. I thought to myself, “this girl is a bit strange”.
Posted on December 6, 2012 | in Confessions of a Serial Entrepreneur | by Richard
In 1814, my ancestors, Mary and William, met and fell in love on a cruise from England to Australia. It must have been romantic sailing the 3-month ocean journey, eating fresh fish while watching the crimson red sunset merge with the sapphire blue waters. Except for one thing, of course. They were convicts. Both were […]
Would love to discuss patentability issues with you. Can be contacted through my email. Looking forward to a chat and guidance I have a degree in applied science from Monash and I am an electrical engineer which means I have done my due diligence on these inventions and I am wanting to harness the ideas for my own edification and somewhere I know that these inventions (using solar energy)will be dealt with appropriately
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