Monthly Archives: March 2012

Dominique Strauss-Kahn enters… The Dictionary

Dominique Strauss Kahn, everyone’s favourite rapey French politician is in the news again this week after being charged with “aggravated pimping” in France.  He stands accused of organising and attending parties where young beautiful women were paid to proffer their bodies  to … Continue reading

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Waging a War on CVs (and Losing)

So a few months back, when I was unemployed and looking for work around Oslo, I thought I’d try what I thought was a clever and novel approach to job hunting.  Abandoning the half lies, deception and the general bullshit … Continue reading

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Oslo Syndrome and the Snus Ruse

No one ever wants to admit to  being friends with people who have earnestly read The Game. Specifically someone who loiters around pedestrianised areas in the afternoon pestering women with stories they learned from a middle aged Australian in a … Continue reading

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