Amongst the headlines about the global markets, you cannot fail to notice the supposed Doomsday scenarios being painted for the world’s equity and bond markets. And yet there are some really interesting opportunities if you look at the world around you and what is happening not only today, but for decades to come.
One such growing long-term trend is our increased focus on the planet and encompassing environmental issues. This is no longer simply an issue for the hippies amongst us but becoming a mainstream concern, which therefore justifies some analysis.
Guernsey will be one of 51 countries represented at this year’s Dance World Cup.
A team of 80 youngsters aged from five to 18 will fly to Sitges in Spain next month to compete against thousands of dancers from across the world. Sponsorship from Ravenscroft has provided team tracksuits to all the dancers and their teachers.
Today, it is hard to think of a logo that is more globally recognisable than the infamous “Nike Swoosh” – not a bad accolade for a logo that was created by a university graphic design student for the grand commission of $35!
Extraordinary photographs of Victor Hugo, his family and Hauteville House will be on display in the gardens of the Priaulx Library this summer.
The library’s annual garden exhibition, which is being sponsored for a sixth time by Ravenscroft, will feature more than 30 images of the famous author, his wife, children and grandchildren, his home in Hauteville where he lived from 1856 to 1870 and the house where his mistress Juliette Drouet lived.
Triathlete Andrea Nightingale has been selected to represent Great Britain for the fourth consecutive year. The 56-year-old has qualified for the World Age Group Olympic Distance Triathlon Championship, which is being held on the Gold Coast, Australia in September. ‘You can't get a much better venue for a triathlon than the Gold Coast but each year it is getting harder and harder, not only…
By Oliver Tostevin Freedom an’ whisky gang thegither, Tak aff your dram! Robert Burns, The Author’s Earnest Cry and Prayer (1786) There are various reasons we like Diageo but the focus here is going to be whisk(e)y; and in particular Scotch whisky. Accounting for a quarter of sales and a third of profits, Scotch is by far Diageo’s largest category and a major determinant of its success. …