OPINION: MY FIRST JOB - John Williams, client account manager of Virgin Radio, could have become Hong Kong’s answer to Peter Stringfellow

When John Williams left college he travelled to Hong Kong, where he took up a job as a stockbroker. However, the post was far too straight-laced for Williams , who decided to spice up his life.

When John Williams left college he travelled to Hong Kong, where he

took up a job as a stockbroker. However, the post was far too

straight-laced for Williams , who decided to spice up his life.



’By day I worked in broking, but by night I ran a club called the Love

Train,’ he recalls with nostalgia. Not that it was a disreputable

club.



In fact, Williams started the 70s revival club as an alternative to

tacky Cantonese pop fare. It proved a rip-roaring success because:

’There were so many ex-pats who were desperate for somewhere decent to

go - and we put on such raving night.’



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