M2 Financial IFA Steve Buttercase has an admission to make to Diary.
In the 1980s, Buttercase was in what he calls “a quite successful band” called The Principle.
According to Steve, the band made several TV and radio appearances and even got to number 72 in the charts with their first single. Anyone who wants to see a clip of The Principle in action should go to YouTube and search under “Principle”, “Talking” and “Heads”. “There is no harsher critic of a person’s performance than one’s own mother.”
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“It’s too hard. You have to dance to four walls and all that. I can waltz but anything where you have to use the lower half of your body, I’ve got no hope.”
FundsNetwork head David Dalton-Brown on ballroom dancing lessons
“My wife’s born on Valentine’s Day so I get to double up on that and my daughter is born on Christmas Day so I can save on that one as well. It’s brilliant.”
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