Monthly Archives: March 2011

How to get a temp job in sixteen easy steps

For some reason I’ve always had at the back of my mind a plan for how I’d make money if I couldn’t do my normal job.  It allowed me to indulge my fantasies about resignation when I was a disillusioned … Continue reading

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Why I hate the New Yorker

Magazine subscriptions are the thing in the States.  If you buy The Week, the magazine that gives you a weekly news digest, off the shelf in Borders, the cover price is $3.  The New Yorker is $5.99. But if you … Continue reading

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Sunday night TV

Expat life, at least the way I’ve been living it, seems to be a neverending zigzag between embracing your new home and missing the old one.  And Sunday night on PBS – the channel paid for by public funds and … Continue reading

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