Coastguard’s TipSheet For Furloughed Employees – It’s A Copy From A Debt Management Company

The Coastguard had up on one of its websites a little tipsheet for employees who had been furloughed – have a garage sale, try to do some babysitting, try out being a mystery shopper. Not bad advice for people who are now suddenly without an income but this is making some people more than a tad irate. How very dare they and so on.

The thing is, that tip sheet is really just a copy – lightly edited perhaps – of something put out by a debt management company.…

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Ask Agatha #12 – D**k Whittington Was Advised To Turn And Turn Again, Wasn’t He?

Dear Aunt Agatha,

It’s taken me a long time to decide to write to you, just as it does for me to decide anything. I’m a big wheel in London, but most wheels in London are running more slowly since I’ve had anything to do with it. That’s the essence of my problem. My job requires me to do stuff, but I don’t like to do stuff that some people might object to. People describe me as an underachiever, but that’s frankly laughable.…

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