The [insert name of country] Dream

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Someone I know and love dearly has been made redundant. This happened a while ago and we found out several months later. I’m not surprised at his reticence to let everyone know… there aren’t  cards proclaiming It’s the Dole for Me! with perhaps a stork bearing aloft a redundancy package on FSC approved paper.

Today it’s official, Britain is in a recession. But there seem to be as many people riding the tube as there were last month. I wonder if anyone is still making the journey into town, to sit in over-priced coffee shops and ponder their next move. I wonder if commuting can be a habit that’s hard to break…

Meanwhile I’ve found some useful advice from across the pond, where dreams are big and their new President is injecting a much needed sense of hope:

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