What is the one investment you wish you had made, or made earlier? A 1968 Ferrari 246 Dino. I almost bought it but didn’t, and the price quadrupled that year. Eish. Who is your favourite hero of fiction? Bond. James Bond. What is your most treasured possession? A secondhand classical guitar I got from a Puerto Rican gentleman who owned a barber shop in Manhattan. After refurbishing it, I discovered it was an exceptionally rare, handmade guitar that was worth a very pretty penny. It is also the most temperamental instrument and so difficult to play. What do you consider the most overrated virtue? If pushed, I’d say it would be chastity. Tell us about a hidden gem in SA that not many people know about. Casa Marani in Parkhurst, Joburg. I may be biased — it is my mom and sister’s place — but, hey, at least I know the food is great. What’s your one top tip for doing a deal? Sell the client what he or she wants, not what you want to sell. What was your first job? Packing baggage into the...

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