Our news editor mixes with leaders in insurance and on the golf course


I’m at the Insurance Times Broker Leaders Forum in York. The back is playing up after yesterday’s fun on the golf course. My golf partner, Joe Henderson, picked up the award for the best individual performance. Good work.


Love this story about the insurance fraudster who claimed he was housebound and then put photos of himself on Facebook holidaying in Italy. How stupid are these people?


My colleague Ben Dyson brings back stories from the Hiscox art party in Hyde Park. Highlights included Robert Hiscox’s tale of how he used to ride into the West End on his motorbike during lunch breaks due to a lack of art in the City.


I enjoyed The Open over the weekend. Darren Clarke, fag in mouth, shooting marvellously in blustery conditions, was a sight to behold. Why couldn’t I have played like that in York?


Deadline day and there’s a lot to get through as always …