The Ex

The first email seemed innocuous enough. A few lines, a positive review for my new book and friendly salutations. Mark even asked about my parents. I should have seen the red flag, but instead I chose to give my ex the benefit of the doubt. After all, we had both found other partners and were … Continue reading The Ex

The Ladies Who Lunch

I'd rather stay home, but I can’t skip today’s lunch. It was set up months ago by Charlie’s boss, the Chinese banker and philanthropist...forgot his name. Rags to riches kind of guy, born in a small village in rural China, today one of Hong Kong's billionaires. Charlie asked me very kindly, but repeatedly, to attend … Continue reading The Ladies Who Lunch