Hands up, those who’ve heard the phrase, “But just buy me a Coke and it’s all okay,” from a traffic officer? Dinner table conversation often reverts to the topic of bribing traffic police. If you do consent to “buying a Coke” instead of getting a ticket, I say shame on you. All you’re doing is [...]
Conditions are ideal on the driving range. Nice flat surfaces with nothing in particular to aim at and your golfing coach’s reassuring voice in our ear could give you a false sense of accomplishment. When you’re out on the golf course, however, you have to deal with slopes, bunks and roughs, not to mention your mates trying to get in your head. In this final edition of Finweek’s Golf like a pro series, Garrick Barnard tells us how to chip off a slope.
Two hundred years ago, the Speyside region in Scotland was home to a number of individuals who enjoyed brewing and sipping drinks commonly referred to as “glenlivets”. Brewing and selling this drink was illegal, but much like marijuana, people did it anyway. In 1824, the Scottish government attempted to register all businesses in the area, and a brave man known as George Smith registered his modest single-malt brewery – Glenlivet.
Fancy impressing the new boss or taking a big name client out to celebrate a deal? Few things go down better than a good steakhouse. If that is the case then you might want to pay attention to which venues scored highly in the inaugural Wolftrap Steakhouse Championships where it was announced that The Local [...]
At Finweek, we’ve come to terms with the fact that we’re not high rollers. Flying cattle class, sharing a seedy hostel with drugged up students, and taking the metro with the rest of the plebs has become second nature. But that doesn’t mean we’re not on the constant lookout for the ultimate in luxury and decadent living. And fortunately for you, dear rockstar reader, we just might have found it. [Read More]