From: e-trader@fkim.com
To: liz.trader@activeinsure.com
Subject: How could you……
move out before I got home on Friday – and not answering my calls does not help either. If I find this is a consequence of your so-called girls’ sailing trip, there will be hell to pay.

From: e-trader@fkim.com
To: steve.falcon@rosenifa.co.uk
Subject: The Sipp market
I have a Sipp myself. At present we do not manage them, but I am sure we should. Unfortunately I have a few personal problems to deal with, so please bear with me.

From: e-trader@fkim.com
To: victoria.ovantine@fkim.com
Subject: Value-driven trust
While I am delighted to manage this trust, could we delay meeting the board? Liz is causing me a problem at present – she wants to develop her own “space” – and I would rather sort her out first and then concentrate fully on this task.

From: e-trader@fkim.com
To: brad.norman@jobsforboys.co.uk
Subject: Thanks for Friday
A truly memorable lunch with something positive to celebrate. Unfortunately my enthusiasm evaporated when I returned to the office to find Liz had packed her bags and moved to London. As yet I have no idea if this is temporary or permanent.

From: phil.dump@pgbrokers.co.uk
To: e-trader@fkim.com
Subject: You can be sure of Shell
Now that shareholders have confirmed the merger with Royal Dutch, you need to jump on board. The index trackers must double their holdings if they are to achieve a full weighting, so it will now be all buyers and no sellers. See you Friday.

From: e-trader@fkim.com
To: george.lark@virgin.net
Subject: Life’s rollercoaster
A few weeks ago work was grim but my home life seemed settled. Now work has picked up, but home has fallen apart. If you’re in town for a drink I’ll explain.

To be continued…