Austerity, what austerity?

I am trying to keep my disapproval of this polite. Did Goldsmiths win the Grand Prix? There is no other excuse for the G-brand magnums these good ol boys are pumping.

[the photo is the publicity shot to announce a partnership agreement with Lasalle in Singapore:]

3 thoughts on “Austerity, what austerity?

  1. (From left) Professor Simon McVeigh, Deputy Warden of Goldsmiths, University of London; Mr Christopher Jonas CBE, Chairman of Goldsmiths’ College Council; Minister for Information, Communications and the Arts Dr Yaacob Ibrahim; Mr Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of Singapore; Chairman Peter Seah and President Steve Dixon of LASALLE College of the Arts


  2. John

    As one of the guilty parties, just to reassure you that there was no champagne in sight – just confetti. Hosted by LASALLE in celebration of a strong academic and creative partnership, which will be of tremendous benefit to many students from Singapore and beyond.



    1. Hi Simon
      Oh no. And I was just telling Jane that I was keen to go teach my course there, but if the magnums are fake you have shredded all my hopes of a fun stop off on the way home. :) j


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