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Wonga ready for a long battle to rescue the brand

Lambasted by the Archbishop of Canterbury. Castigated regularly by the press. Fined £2.6m by the FCA for using fake legal letters to chase debts. Never mind government promises of further regulations and increased scrutiny for the pay day loan sector. 116 more words

We Were Liars

What can I say about We Were Liars by E. Lockhart? It’s an amazing read. It’s suspenseful, psychological and there’s a surprise that makes it hard to review. 118 more words

High Interest

Celebration Brazilian style

Celebration Brazilian style.

Brazil is much in the news at the moment of course, because of the football, so it is interesting for me to see what other people are saying about Brazil now that I live here. 1,060 more words

Brazil General

The Chocolate War

Cormier, Robert. The Chocolate War. New York: Random House, 1974. Print.

 

Excerpt:

It would be so easy, really, to yell “Yes.” To say, “Give me the chocolates to sell, Brother Leon.” So easy to be like the others, not to have to confront those terrible eyes every morning. 596 more words