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All-weather jobs

July 8, 2011


What is the worst job in the UK when it rains? Inspired by the glum weather today and this man’s efforts outside my window to trim hedges whilst soaked to the skin, I would like to share my own experience. A few summers ago I worked for a charity as a ‘Face-to-Face’ fundraiser. This is […]

Where do flash mobs start? Q&A with Morph-man organiser

April 6, 2011


The London 2011 Pillow Fight attracted twice the number of people as the previous year. But what organisation does it take for a ‘flash mob’ to come together? I put questions to Morph-man aka the co-organiser and participant of International Pillow Fight Day in London and flash mobs in and around London every year. You […]

Are you mad, or just on the phone?

March 5, 2011


Have you ever passed someone in the street talking to themselves, given in to your prejudices and thought they must be mentally infirm, only to discover that they were speaking ‘hands-free’ on their phone? On several occasions recently I have caught sight of someone approaching me out of the darkness of the evening air, cursing […]