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<br /> GLOBAL WEALTH, Business and Culture: Sharp and to the Point<br /> Issue 30<br /> £25<br /> <br /> <br /> CLIFFHANGER<br /> P<br /> resident Obama is now feeling his way into his second that Obama had `no mandate to raise tax rates'.<br /> term, refreshing his cabinet as some members resign Yes, the tone is decidedly waspish in Washington, but these<br /> because of complex sex scandals (we salute you, General wasps are losing their sting in the New America, where<br /> Petraeus) and others because of 2016 ambitions (that's you, typical Republican voters – `angry white men' (as a Republican<br /> Hillary). He survived — indeed popularly profited — from senator put it) – are dying out. Obama thumped Romney<br /> one superstorm already, but there is another on the way, and among ethnic minorities (no longer so minor) and the<br /> it is due to arrive at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue at midnight young<a title="Spear's 30 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=1"> GLOBAL WEALTH, Business and Culture: Sharp and to</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=2"> </a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=3"> </a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=4"> CLIFFHANGER P resident Obama is no</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=5"> Your happiness and </a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=6"> 4 CRISIS MISMANAGEMENT T he Plebga</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=7"> In the future, succession planning will begin at </a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=8"> are THe rIcH 44 sTeVe sHIrleY 58 enGland’s TOp </a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=9"> </a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=10"> FEATURES SHIRLEY YOU CAN’T BE SERIOUS? 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By day it is our waking vie</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=14"> FROM WILLIAM CASH Readers of Spear's may recall</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=15"> MESUREETDÉMESURE* TONDA QUATOR Rose gold Automati</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=16"> EDITOR’S LETTER FACTS FRO</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=17"> A bank you can trust </a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=18"> diary LADY ASTOR OF HEVER M </a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=19"> </a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=20"> SOUR CANDY When fashion blogger Charlie Porter wa</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=21"> Melanie Gerlis @mgerlis Great analysis - would ne</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=22"> S most read 1) Chef Cla</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=23"> Ilike to practise before a test. 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Aless</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=35"> when all we hear about are major computer glitche</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=36"> COUNTER CULTURE LESS BATMAN, MORE JOKER Action </a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=37"> THE WORLD'S BEST HI-FI Devialet · Quad · M</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=38"> PEP TALK GLOBAL LOCALISM Companies can no longe</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=39"> IMAGE RIGHTS The new blaCk Is it possible to whi</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=40"> View from St Paul’S liquiD refreShment The econ</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=41"> The Law CARNAL KNOWLEDGE Martyn Gowar says finan</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=42"> REGENERATION SPECIAL IFATFIRSTYOU DON’T SUC</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=43"> It'</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=44"> REGENERATION SPECIAL Murray</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=45"> EDITORIAL PROMOTION HEARTS AND MINDS Social Imp</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=46"> REGENERATION SPECIAL WealTh creaTion Why (</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=47"> we've </a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=48"> REGENERATION SPECIAL GOOD AS NEW With some </a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=49"> Above: Philip Mould saw the Gainsborough in the p</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=50"> </a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=51"> BRITAIN ROLLS OUT..... .....THE RED CARPET FOR TA</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=52"> crushed ice While Iceland's economy has come bac</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=53"> REGENERATION SPECIAL M</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=54"> REGENERATION SPECIAL BACK FOR MORE Upcyclin</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=55"> THE BESPOKE MADE IN ITALY WE WILL FLY TO YOU </a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=56"> REGENERATION SPECIAL START AGAIN Margate an</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=57"> local shoppers an</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=58"> REGENERATION SPECIAL benefits, when regene</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=59"> </a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=60"> SHIRLEY YOU CAN’T BE SERIOUS? But she was. When </a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=61"> projects, and they could do the work from their h</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=62"> ultimately prove to be a major selling-point for </a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=63"> wrong? It takes only the tiniest of errors in the</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=64"> OH, DO BEHAVE! Forget derivatives and market cra</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=65"> elled and seemingly safe structured products expo</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=66"> </a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=67"> </a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=68"> This page and previous page photographs by Oliver</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=69"> matorium, and </a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=70"> THE FRONT PAIGE Whether a star of Warhol's Manhat</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=71"> Above: Paige Powell at home in Portland, sitting </a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=72"> BEAN COUNTERS Hotel Chocolat's Peter Harris tell</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 73" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=73"> LONDON'S GLOBAL ART FAIR Over 100 galleries from</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 74" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=74"> When hotels start giving themselves seven stars, </a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 75" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=75"> THE DORCHESTER In 3pm Out Noon For all its mul</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 76" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=76"> HOTELS INDEX THE BERKELEY In 3pm Out Noon </a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 77" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=77"> CENTRAL LONDON DUKES ST JAMES In 2pm Out Noon </a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 78" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=78"> THE SOHO HOTEL In 2pm Out 11am The Kemp Aesthe</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 79" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=79"> THE LANGHAM, LONDON In 3pm Out Noon Having spe</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 80" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=80"> HOTELS INDEX EAST LONDON THE ROOKERY In 2pm </a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 81" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=81"> RENAISSANCE ST PANCRAS In 4pm Out Noon A very </a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 82" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=82"> TOWN HALL HOTEL & APARTMENTS In 2pm Out 11am </a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 83" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=83"> CLIVEDEN In 3pm Out 11am A hotel like Clivede</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 84" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=84"> HOTELS INDEX COWORTH PARK In 3pm Out 11am </a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 85" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=85"> the SAMling The main In 2pm house on</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 86" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=86"> BOOK REVIEWS EX LIBRIS DIAMOND STREET: The Hidde</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 87" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=87"> To read more book reviews and to buy all the book</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 88" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=88"> PLEASURE DIVIDEND DIRTY PRETTY THINGS According </a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 89" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=89"> 13–19 March 2013 The 21st Annual British Antiqu</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 90" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=90"> FOOD LA VIE EN ROSBIF He looks French, he sound</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 91" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=91"> Illustration by Rebecca Buckland out of London —</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 92" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=92"> WINE AS WINE GOES BY You must remember this… Ma</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 93" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=93"> </a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 94" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=94"> SUFFRAGE FOR YOUR ART Two recent exhibitions pro</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 95" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=95"> cism. Sexual Secrets, a work of 1979 which she pr</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 96" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=96"> AFAIRCHANCE Art13 will be an art fair with a dif</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 97" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=97"> Opposite: Memories of the Gaze (2009-12), a Seoul</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 98" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=98"> DESIGN drake’s Progress His namesake Sir Francis</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 99" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=99"> Opposite: Jamie Drake, no shrinking violet. Clock</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 100" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=100"> SHALL I CARVE? In an era sadly lacking in skil</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 101" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=101"> Opposite: Colin Mantripp (far left) with some of </a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 102" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=102"> ULTRA CROUCHING TIGER GIVING DRAGON</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 103" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=103"> And then he be</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 104" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=104"> STEINWAY TO HEAVEN Anthony Hade</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 105" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=105"> Left: The Sound of Harmony, a Chinese client's pi</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 106" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=106"> NORWEGIANS WOULD Since striking oil in 1969, Nor</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 107" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=107"> </a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 108" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=108"> Previous page: photograph by Nic Lehoux, courtesy</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 109" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=109"> tha</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 110" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=110"> SHEER HORROR Clive Aslet visits the Dolomites,</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 111" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=111"> Above: The profile of Monte Lagazuoi was refashio</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 112" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=112"> Top right photograph by Randy Jay Braun; below by</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 113" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=113"> </a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 114" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=114"> </a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 115" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=115"> </a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 116" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=116"> MOTORING Once out of cla</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 117" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=117"> are vast — specially desi</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 118" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=118"> I Je g lo t g f </a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 119" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=119"> Below: A London black cab from 1985-87 had two c</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 120" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=120"> during the day, then go to work. You missed the s</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 121" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=121"> In contrast to the gregarious cabbie stereotyp</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 122" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=122"> Photograph courtesy Graham Spero </a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 123" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=123"> D-Brilliant Cuts™ invented by master Polisher Hed</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 124" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=124"> PROPERTY HIP TO BE SQUARE Residential developmen</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 125" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=125"> Above: The old Port of London building at 10 Trin</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 126" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=126"> TILTING AT WINDMILLS With the upgrading of his h</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 127" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=127"> allows us to protect and celebrate England's hist</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 128" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=128"> COUNTRY WIRE A BEAUTY-FULL MIND On the centenary</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 129" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=129"> MID-ATLANTIC GIRL onWardS and S a r d W p u </a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 130" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=130"> AT THE SHARP END GUY PELLY The youthful nightclu</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 131" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=131"> “The ultim</a> <a title="Spear's 30 page 132" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e6ce6b?page=132"> </a>