Monthly Archives: June 2016

Being Tony, Chapter 9, Part 7

An opportunity for change…     At the end of the 3 months, the owner asked if I’d carry on for another 3, to get them over the Christmas and New Year period. We negotiated a bit, and I agreed … Continue reading

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Being Tony, Chapter 9, Part 6

Glasgow…   The owner of Fingers had already opened “Fingers Two” in the Cowgate area of the old town, but now he was looking to expand the name to Glasgow. He had the property and the bar staff, and one … Continue reading

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Being Tony, Chapter 9, Part 5

Politics     Ruby’s reputation in Edinburgh politics grew , and one morning over our tea and toast she asked what I would think if she ran for Edinburgh council. I’d just spent the night dealing with three separate hen … Continue reading

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Being Tony, Chapter 9, Part 4

Fingers…     Edinburgh seemed to have two distinct faces, at least back in those days. There were the intellectual and political set, those people who interested themselves in the pursuit of knowledge and the practice of power. They were … Continue reading

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Being Tony, Chapter 9, Part 3

Old Friends…   It was only twenty minutes later that Angel came looking for me. “Oh great you’re here,” she said, “I hate drinking alone, and judging by that empty glass you’ve not changed that much.” I started to reach … Continue reading

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Being Tony, Chapter 9, Part 2

Moving…   The house went on the market, and we found buyers within a few weeks. Ruby came back and together we went through the house, sorting and packing. We had one last party in our house inviting everyone we … Continue reading

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Being Tony, Chapter 9, Part 1

Moving on…   Friends   Lynn News: Property Section “For sale, lovingly renovated cottage on the sought after Sandringham Estate. Lynn Estates are proud to offer for sale this tastefully restored workman’s cottage, offering four bedrooms, two bathrooms, a separate … Continue reading

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