This morning got off to a more relaxing 11.15am start meeting Andrew Wadsworth from Atrium Underwriting at their Lloyds base. Andrew was another person who was very generous in spending his time with me. We discussed the types of risks that Atrium commonly underwrite and how they can assist with my business. I also spent… Read More Talking Insurance
Today my campaign kicked off in a serious way spending a day with Richard Johnston at RFIB with an easy 9.45-10am start. So I woke up today as a man with a plan. On my recon last night I spied a bike hire rack across the road from my apartment which cost two pounds for… Read More Eyes Opened
Well the moment has finally arrived. When I received the Valerie Baker Memorial Award at a cocktail event on the 5th May today seemed like an eternity away. Looking back now, time has gone in the blink of an eye wrapped up in planning and the general activity around the Award, my normal work and… Read More Arrived!
Well what a great way to end my trip in my London. I finally got to meet Keith Stern today. Up until now we had only spoken on the phone when I was having my final interview – he was eating ice cream. We started the day with an interview with the press for the… Read More My final day at Lloyd’s
Enjoying the beautiful sunshine and then this happened…….
After another great meal at Gordon Ramsey’s we headed off to Leicester Square, M&M World and Hamleys one of the world’s largest toy stores! Leicester Square Lego Heaven at Hamleys Meeting the Queen at Hamleys
Out to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and went to the top of the tallest sculpture in London – Arcelor Mittal Orbit http://arcelormittalorbit.com/ Olympic Park
Billy Elliott the Musical at the Victoria Palace Theatre. Sitting 4 rows from the front! It was a beautiful experience to see the show stripped back and so raw and fresh – the way theatre used to be.
What an amazing day I have had. Just walking into the Lloyd’s building was overwhelming in itself. I felt like a little child walking into a lolly shop for the first time. Andrew Wadsworth of Atrium Underwriting PLC was so accommodating and gave me a tour of the building. Did you realise it was built… Read More An amazing day at Lloyd’s
We visited the Paddington Bear Shop and made a few calls along the way…. Even the guards made an appearance….