It was only when I started going back through his press clips that I started to realise this guy might be the biggest arse hat in a Cabinet full of them.
There's a couple of things about the recent budget move to raise the retirement age to 70 that nobody is talking about. The number of workers aged over 50 who just can find work anyway because they're considered well past it.
But also the intensity of the work experience now. The way the so called work-life balance has tipped decisively in favour of work instead of life.
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Tracey Spicer debuted with a cracking blog at BT yesterday. I disagreed with every word, but by God you can't disagree with the traffic stats. So I replied.
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Wasn't sure if this metaphor would hold up for 500 words. But it did. Cos I got metaphor muscles.
Wasn't sure I could even get 500 words out of the state gubbermint's stupid Strong Choices website. Until I realised just how stupid it was.
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Did anybody in Generation X expect to retire at 65? Maybe not. We’ve always known the Boomers were going to swarm across the landscape like wrinkled locusts consuming everything in front of them. They got all the sweet deals and it looks like they’ll get the last one too, retiring at 65 on a publicly funded age pension.
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If course, it's too late me. But the hovercraft has its own espresso bar. The Bunnies make a very nice piccolo. But I suppose its nice for the little people.