Some great wines were ‘shared’ and some great, and often very moving, stories told. Wine – and Zoom – ensured that while we might be isolated, we are not alone.
One family man, an ex-duty free executive, rendered jobless by the shutdown of the hospitality industry, is going to work for Amazon rather than take a government handout, figuring the money is needed more by others. You are the man Steve.
“Sorry, terms & conditions apply.” If you’re told that, remind the party concerned that so will terms and conditions when the good times return. As in who you do business with.
I’m one of the lucky ones. There are countless dispossessed, poor, war-torn men, women and children who are suffering far greater hardship than the novelty of having to work from home.
It was as if each of them was simply trying to come to terms with the change to the human condition as much as they were trying to navigate the immediate future for their businesses.
My music taste has taken a turn for the darker (a splash of Mahler, lots of Leonard Cohen and Nick Cave, even Bob Dylan’s Stuck inside of London with the COVID-19 Blues Again).
I watched, transfixed as a heated argument broke out after one passenger accused another of not using tongs to pick up his chocolate croissant
Magdy is Mr. Fix-it at the tennis. Need to find a seat for a VIP at the last second? Need a security man that no-one dares mess with? Get Magdy. Want someone that the players feel safe with? Yep, Magdy is your man.
In terms of Paul McCartney’s opening lines, I got my retaliation in early.
Novak was a host’s and sponsor’s dream, making time for what seemed like a million photos, taking part in the party fun, and generally showing what an outstanding ambassador he has become for the sport.
The truth is that no-one knows what lies around the corner with this situation. It is a time to concentrate on the basics and no-one does that better than Dubai Duty Free.
All David would have needed to do to emerge triumphant would have been to ask Goliath to down a glass or two of Virtous and he would have fallen over unprompted.
“Steph has done it again! She has come so far. She has kicked herself back into life several times, has grown spiritually and still has a killer vibe!”