Monthly Archives: April 2013

Ingrained vindictiveness

For those of you who don’t know, a (now former) UK cabinet minister and his ex-wife were earlier this year sent for a stay at Her Majesty’s Pleasure for the dodgy swapping of speeding tickets. At the time there were … Continue reading

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Merchants of despair

One of the “delights” of moving to another country is the process of job hunting. And I use the term delights as a euphemism because in reality the whole process is really more like hell on earth. While I believe … Continue reading

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The accommodation hunt

Yes, it is accommodation-hunting season, something that fortunately I have not had to do too many times in the past. Most of it consists of logging onto TradeMe, specifying where you want to stay and how much you are prepared … Continue reading

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