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Secret State, Peter Hennessy

isbn: 9780141044699 is a revised edition which suffers from the old boy network syndrome that british civil servants come from where you have to be… 322 more words


Saturday, 14th November 2015

A strong network of contacts among influential people contributes more effectively than good professional skills in advancing one’s grammar. In other words, it’s not what you know, it’s whom you know.


Nikki Sixx says he'd turn down Rock Hall: awesome, more room for Rory

By Steve Newton

Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx declared on his Facebook page yesterday that he’d “probably” turn down induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame… 239 more words

Johnny Winter

why be a recluse?

so this is the ongoing question? have I screwed myself up by doing self-primalling. I seem to get a “yes” on this question from you, Steve, but I think I disagree and this long letter is partly going to set you straight about it. 2,589 more words

Creative Writing

Thursday, 9th October 2014

LinkedIn, n.

Pronunciation: /lɪŋkt ɪn/
Etymology: < linked adj. + in adv.

= curriculum mortis n. the course of one’s (spiritual) death. Cf. curriculum vitae n.


How To Organise a Reunion Dinner and Fellowship Event : With Confidence, Class and Style

On Saturday, 22 March, I attended a La Salle Brickfields Secondary School Reunion Dinner and Fellowship event at the Bukit Kiara Resort in Kuala Lumpur. The event was organised by a 10 man committee from the Class of 1976. 2,462 more words

Saturday, 22nd February 2014

Does jury service count as work experience or an internship? And how does one get to be the foreman who reads out the verdict? The old boy network, I’ll be bound.