Thursday, 1 May 2014

Gulf Stream Interrupted

Gulf Stream Blues is going into retirement, while I concentrate on launching the new

Regular readers may have noticed that my blog entries have been few and far between over the past months. Last year I was promoted to being editor of, the web site of the newspaper of the same name which was launched by The Economist 20 years ago.

It's an intense time, as we work to relaunch the web site and prepare for coverage of the European elections this month. I have to face facts and acknowledge that I just don't have time to write in this blog any more.

I launched this blog in 2006 while living in New York, in preparation as I struggled to find some way to get to Europe. I had been consumed by an interest in the European Union since reading a book called The European Dream by former New York Times reporter Jeremy Rifkin.