Saturday 3 December 2016

No riots for me thanks - but I'll be waiting in the long grass

Published 16/01/2014 | 14:17

What do riots achieve except scaring away investors and tourists?

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In 2008, it looked like the world was going to end. So I stashed some dollars under the mattress and bought a warm coat and good boots.

"Recession! Bring it on!" I figured the clothes would last five years, by which time the worst would be over. In case of calamity, I had hard currency. In the meantime I'd trade on my brave face and stoic disposition.

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