Nick Scott

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Nick Scott started his career at Lloyds of London in the early 1970s. From there he moved into advertising as a copywriter with Darcy McManus and Masius. Following a ten year period in Andalucia to develop a family and redevelop an olive estate, he returned to London in the 90s and worked as a partner at T.Hoare and co., a major mining, oil and gas broking firm in the city. He is currently finishing a novel.


Kids Today

Modern English

Modern English

August 09, 2011

Dear old England. What a wonderful country we live in. Change and decay in all

Gossip

Put a Gag on Hugh Grant

Put a Gag on Hugh Grant

May 16, 2011

To all men’s eternal detriment, a conceited fool in the form of has-been

British Politics

Cammy and Boris Scoff Buns

Cammy and Boris Scoff Buns

February 16, 2011

Once upon a time at a famous school in La-La Land, Cammy Cam and Boris Bunter

Cultural Caviar

The Prince’s Wedding Present

The Prince’s Wedding Present

January 28, 2011

When the modern-day eminences grises in grey suits from St. James’s gave the

Commerce

When the Punishment Fits the Crime

When the Punishment Fits the Crime

January 11, 2011

My object all sublime I shall achieve in time— To let the punishment fit the

Britain

England: A Nation of Whiners in Search of Obscurity

England: A Nation of Whiners in Search of Obscurity

December 27, 2010

Now is the winter of our discontent Made ever more wretched by this lack of

Moolah

All That Glitters is Not Gold (A Cautionary Tale in Two Parts)

All That Glitters is Not Gold (A Cautionary Tale in Two Parts)

December 01, 2010

Part II Last week I wrote about my memorable-albeit-disagreeable encounter

Moolah

All That Glitters is Not Gold (A Cautionary Tale in Two Parts)

All That Glitters is Not Gold (A Cautionary Tale in Two Parts)

November 22, 2010

Part I Following my recent tour of the Petropavlovsk gold project in Eastern

Moolah

Russians Mine for Gold and an Old Etonian Recalls the U.S.S.R of 1967

Russians Mine for Gold and an Old Etonian Recalls the U.S.S.R of 1967

November 02, 2010

Looking back on it now, ‘lunacy’ is the word that springs most readily to

Moolah

The Great Escape

The Great Escape

October 20, 2010

“I wouldn’t like to go to prison,” said Gimlet. “The idea is a very

Moolah

Gimlet’s Gold

Gimlet’s Gold

October 14, 2010

“Look at the size of those women!” exclaimed Gimlet as four enormous ladies

Commerce

From Coleen Rooney to Kenmare Resources - It’s a Buy!

From Coleen Rooney to Kenmare Resources - It’s a Buy!

September 28, 2010

It is not often that I see Gimlet floored but this morning was one of those

Commerce

Age of Aquarius

Age of Aquarius

September 07, 2010

Platinum—The only metal fit for a king!—Louis XV of France On Monday I

Moolah

The Girls Guide to (Buying and Selling) Diamonds

The Girls Guide to (Buying and Selling) Diamonds

August 12, 2010

Beyond Benalmadena on Spain’s famous Costa del Sol lies the town of