William Byfield's Secret E-Diary

Secret E-Diary

Working in August isn’t all bad 'My favourite Nice restaurant is in the market. It's open mainly for the market people, and shuts in August.'  – Mary Quant read more

Secret E-Diary

Our market may be wider than we think We are having another one of our soul-searching exercises in Chambers.  read more

Secret E-Diary

The foolish re-introduction of an already silly idea Like a film noire... I remembered strange wraith-like creatures, resembling my colleagues, entering a Crown... read more

Secret E-Diary

The art of writing a good reference ‘A critic should be taught to criticise a work of art without making any reference to the personality of the author.’ – Oscar Wilde read more

Secret E-Diary

When should clients feel satisfied with our services? ‘You’ve got to keep reinventing. You’ll have new competitors. You’ll have new customers all around you’ – Ginni Rometty read more

Secret E-Diary

A fresh coat of paint reveals uncared for buildings 'The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining'  – John F Kennedy read more

Secret E-Diary

A digital case revives tragic memories 'It is questionable if all the mechanical inventions yet made have lighteneed the day's toil of any human being' – John Stuart Mill read more

Secret E-Diary

Chance meetings produce a traditional Christmas ‘Revenge is profitable; gratitude is expensive.’ – Edward Gibbon read more

Secret E-Diary

Law confidential? 'A secret spoken finds wings'  – Robert Jordan, The Path of Daggers  read more

Secret E-Diary

It all depends on point of view ‘The Bible tells us to love our neighbours, and also to love our enemies; probably because generally they are the same people.’ – G. K.... read more

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