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A New Zealand Adventure. (2013)

Normal 0 false false false EN-GB X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 ‘A New Zealand Adventure' tells the story of a young woman who wants to see the world. Landing her first job in an office in Slough, she emigrates to New Zealand and finds similar clerical work in a subtly different culture. Here, she and her husband […]

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Assumptions

Why they never get it One of the things I've decided over decades is that nobody ever really understands someone elses position. I think of this whenever anyone (sometimes including me) comments adversely on someone elses job: like teachers (which I was for most of my life). Of course they get all these long holidays, […]

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Training with the Co-op

The first two points I'd like to make are: I'm now in my 70s and also despite living in Norwich area and enjoying it, I'm still very much a Suffolk man. I left school at 16, and just before then I filled in the application forms to join a particular branch of the Royal Navy. […]

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