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?
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.