Monthly Archives: May 2013

Damn You, Vivaldi

I used to like Vivaldi. I always considered the venerated Venetian one of the more accessible of the classical composers. Snatches of his Four Seasons have graced TV adverts and cookery programmes for years, and I once had a cassette … Continue reading

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Job Insecurity – Yes Please!

When I left school I was like a moth in a hurricane. I had no idea of what I wanted to do, and my lack of qualifications limited the number of positions I could apply for. Still, I had to … Continue reading

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Nearly Legal Driver

Not long before I entered my teenage years my family and I were rehoused from a slummy terraced flat into a superb brand new three-bedroom house on a nearby estate. We said goodbye to damp walls and a busy mousetrap, … Continue reading

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