Category Archives: economy

In which there are questions of attribution and identity …

‘If something is not what it claims to be, what is it?’ Like any public servant of a few years’ standing I have an extensive collection of name badges from conferences, training events and other gatherings. Unlike Wayne (in the … Continue reading

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In which some doors open …

I have found myself in some weird places and odd situations over the past few months. There’s nothing like redundancy for throwing up opportunities that would never have otherwise come your way. Of course it’s not something I would necessarily … Continue reading

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In which I become a small business …

Some peculiar things have happened to me over the last year. There have been strange meetings with exotic folk in outlandish spots. Furtive telephone calls. Outrageous claims – that’s the cv – and counter-claims – the rejection letters. But none … Continue reading

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In which I offer my fourth Christmas wish …

In the run up to the Big Day I thought I’d present my top five Christmas wishes. In reverse order here’s number 2. Wish #2: I wish to be wrong about the prospects for the economy. These days being always … Continue reading

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