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One thirsty fellow's scheme for 'raising the wind'.

Vauxhall Bridge c.1829

James Edwards was a man with a tremendously large thirst but very small funds. In early 1854 he came up with a cunning plan to cash in on what may have been a fairly common practice. 343 more words

Jam karet (rubber time)

In many ways the Indonesian perspective of jam karet is a small reminder that we a living in a country with many different customs, habits, norms and values than those of home. 363 more words

Trailing Spouse

Pembantus (helper)

Indonesian culture has a long history of employing domestic staff within Indonesian and expat homes.  The term ‘pembantu’ is derived from the term ‘bantu’ meaning ‘help’ and I tell you that our pembantu (Ibu A) is more than ‘help’ she is a godsend. 390 more words

Trailing Spouse

Employment opportunities in Lagos: Domestic staff, nannies, drivers, cleaners wanted

Our company, Delivery Day Nigeria Limited (www.deliverydayng.com ) is a frontline provider of housekeeping and chauffeuring (driving) services in Nigeria, with its headquarters in Lagos. We are excited about hiring talented individuals who are interested in having a regular flow of income and are currently working or have worked as domestic staff (‘househelp’/’housemaids’ as they are locally called), nannies, cleaners and drivers within Lagos. 105 more words

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