Tag Archives: ART

Five paintings

In my office, there are five paintings. Not originals, of course. If they were, I’d wear far more gold top hats than I currently do. But as I sit here – slightly frazzled having just been working on my new book – I’ve been looking at them and thought it would be interesting to share […]

Gauguin’s guide to being a successful creative

Paul Gauguin was a bit of a dick. At the age of twenty-three he lucked into a cushy job at the Paris Bourse (France’s stock exchange). A friend of the family had organised it for him and it paid a good salary. Paul was quick to get the hang of trading and turned out to […]