There’s a flower shop in Paris called Monceau Fleurs which means heap of flowers. Here I watch the florists arrange the flowers.
My boss at Westinghouse, Tom Rosewall was the first boss I ever called by first name. He was a wild Californian who walked around the London office with his trousers tucked inside his boots.
How would I start, what would I say I dialed the number, my heart in my mouth.
One day I was having a really bad day when I suddenly saw the huge red truck go past the window … it was like a sign
It’s things like the green apples, in every showroom. I just loved it... these were the certain ways we did things.
They had this place called Marigold Lodge in the US, right on the edge of a lake. It was like a farm, where they grow ideas.
I spent most of Wednesday in that same terror, waiting to go on the course later in the evening. What did I have to say? Who cared?
You’d have to know our small farm on the West coast of Ireland to appreciate how we named the fields.