Jim James - British Entrepreneur in China

Jim James in China “China is a young country in an old civilization. It an exciting place and the right time to be an entrepreneur in Beijing.” Read more about my background story here.

28 May 2014 ~ 0 Comments

How the other .1% lives in China, after clearing the mess of 99.9%

  On 27th May Erika and I travelled to the Reignwood Pine Valley Club, about 1 hour north of Beijing.  We have been in conversations with Reignwood, purveyors of Red Bull in China, about ways to introduce Morgan to their group of elite customers. ‘Reignwood Group, headquartered in Beijing, China, is a global Chinese enterprise […]

04 May 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Entrepreneurs are US – Alive & Well in China

                  Back in 2007 Richard Robinson and I travelled to Dubai and returned as the founder members of the Beijing Chapter of the Entrepreneurs Organization. I was President for the next 2 years managing to hand over to Mirko Wormuth, who was a brilliant President and is […]

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24 April 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Opening the container on the 1st Morgan 3 Wheeler to enter China (legally).

It was a proud day – going to Tianjin to open the container for the Morgan 3 Wheeler. It seemed like so long ago that we had ordered this, and we had been through many legal barriers to have the vehicle imported; it is considered neither a motorcycle (too heavy and has a steering wheel) […]

12 February 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Entrepreneur at Full Throttle – FT article on Morgan in China

On the day that Boris Johnson visited the GREAT exhibition in Beijing in Oct 2013 and the Morgan stand, I met FT journalist Tom Mitchell. He kindly showed an interest in our story. It was lucky for me that on 11 Feb it was a slow news day, and they ran this article about the […]

08 February 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Family vacation in Siem Reap

When Amity was 18 months young we took her to the Siem Reap, and as the years went by we realised that we wanted Halo to see the magic and taste the ice cream of Cambodia too. The FCC in Siem Reap is a wonderful place to explore Angkor Wat.  We stayed one night at […]

08 February 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Beijing Talk Radio in Morgan Showroom

                Bruce and I met at the British Ambassador’s Residence recently at at GREAT film premier. Bruce is one of those people that one can’t help want to spend time with – a deep Glaswegian accent, warm blue eyes and an indefatigable interest in life. Bruce first came […]

25 January 2014 ~ 1 Comment

Galloping into my 9th year in China.

                On 25th Jan 2006 I landed in China from Singapore to start my adventures an entrepreneur here. As I am British it seemed fitting to review history a little: 2006 Registered WOFE for EASTWEST PR in Beijing Ran Singapore marathon in lifetime best of 3:50 2007 Became […]

24 January 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Morgan Plus 8 Returns to China, finally

    At last the Plus 8 saga has been resolved.  What should have been a simple customs delivery and inspection went wrong in early May when the CIQ officers took the 4.8L , GBP200,000 Morgan for a spin, literally, along the tree lined streets of Tianjin. The ensuing crash led to a clash between […]

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