A couple of weeks ago I headed back to my hometown of Sydney, Australia. In between the barbies, the beach and a few beers, I managed to get around and film this short research video.
Australia is the 13th largest economy in the world and those that live there enjoy a very high standard of living. Growth is dominated by its service sector which makes up around 70% of GDP, whilst the total minin… Read the article
Being an Australian sporting fan hasn’t been easy during my time at M&G over the past five years. The Olympics, rugby, cycling, cricket, tennis… Britain’s golden-age of sport has coincided perfectly with the decline in Australia’s sporting prowess. On top of this, I had the misfortune of seeing my premier league team get relegated last season (though there are definite green shoots of recovery … Read the article
Having just returned from a couple of weeks in Australia for a friend’s wedding (all the best to the happy couple) I thought it might be worthwhile writing a note on what looks to me to be a bubble in the Australian property market.
On my first night out in Sydney I was fortunate enough to get chatting to a couple of the locals who were out celebrating, one of them having just completed the pur… Read the article
After narrowly avoiding defeat in Cardiff, England won the second Ashes test at Lord’s and is heading into the Edgbaston test match with a 1-0 lead. For those of you not familiar with cricket and this contest, see here. As the sole Australian and new member on the team I expected a bit of ribbing from my fellow Bond Vigilantes. But not this much. So rather than debate the possible outcome of th… Read the article