Sunday 17 December 2017

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

Sarah Carey

Sarah Carey

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.

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