A Long Weekend in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a place famous for a lot of things and the city is really what you make of it.  You can have quiet, peaceful holidays or you can go full-on and party with backpackers from around the globe. It was our first time in Amsterdam as well as the Netherlands in general.  We made…

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The Jeff Koons Exhibit at Newport Street Gallery, London

There is no point to any of this.  That’s the main takeaway from Damien Hirst and Jeff Koons exhibition, titled “Now” at Hirst’s Newport Street Gallery in south London. Hirst provokes strong reactions from many in the art community as a profiteer, turning art into a purely commercial function.  Is this the case?  I wouldn’t know,…

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Working in Paris

Sometimes work has its benefits. Like getting to visit countries and cities en route to business meetings. I dread the day that telepresence technology makes obselete going places in person for business. But until that happens I plan on making the most out of work trips. We took an early Eurostar from St Pancras International in…

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