I was having a dispute with my wife-she pulled my hair causing me to turn into a lamp standard! This is but one of the many excuses used by motor accident claimants. Many more of his favourites and quirkiest have been chosen by the author and included in the chapter We Artt Amused . From humble and often homeless beginnings the author succeeded in building one of the country's largest car insurance businesses and this, his second book, reveals his inside account of the Lloyds of London scandals, his own failings and of those involved in his business life, including his MD Brooks Mileson who went on to achieve fame-and toriety-as Chairman of Gretna FC during their fairy-tale adventure into Europe. Many people dream of being their own boss. This book may encourage them to go for it-or maybe forget it. It contains some vital lessons, advice and pitfalls for the would-be entrepreneur and some stark reminders that it is t for the fainthearted. A sort o' sequel to the author's sort o' autobiography Social, Domestic and Pleasure, this is a fascinating account of A People Business . A wealth of material -The Literary Consultancy.