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The above text comes from Mark Steel’s obituary for Linda Smith that appeared in The Independent back in 2006. At the time I was working on the self same assembly line for Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs and as result photocopied this and stuck it to my desk. Now that I am no longer in […]


A weekend at the Metropole Hotel in Birmingham with my employer, to attend my second conference of the year. Quite what others thought of it was difficult to tell above the casual brawling that took place at meal times and the rather less than casual brawling that occurred in the exhibition area where promotional mugs […]