Lest you think 2008 was only about the crunch, let us remind ourselves that a little bit of life also took place. The shocks of birth, the perils of street crossing, the truth about tipping, and an safe way to rebel. Against your sat nav.
Reader-Writer Billy No Box wins the award as our most prolific HITW. We give you a selection from him, as well as a bit from The Properlys, HITC Life's Etiquette Team. May we never stray from good manners again (regardless of our bonus).
This year saw the entry of a few new reader-writers who have made our lives better. Square Mylo, Sonny Blue and MrSMartinPants. Funny, why don't they write under their real names? Perhaps because they're giving us the Real Deal.
So what have you lot been reading all year? Here it is, in its simple glory. The most read stories of 2008.
With the holiday season and the year-end approaching, the time is right to draw a line under what must have been one of the most challenging years in banking.
HITC Life has two fabulous babes shining and, well, contributing some of our best read pieces of work. As part of the year-end wrap-up, we give you half a dozen from each. Ceedy Girl and Jamie Morgan. Here they come.
I’ve grappled with whether or not I should reveal one of the City’s spookiest, most scandalous secrets. Savvy bankers learn it early in their careers, when the most promising are pulled aside and taught how to trade with 'smoke and mirrors'.
This evening I was on the bus and witnessed Unnecessary Aggro Passenger Activity. And it pissed me off. Should I be doing something to counter this?
Need an outlet for your job angst? Want to lose yourself in a review? Or simply pissed off, pleased or bored? Write something for HITC Life.
It is hard not to be a little sad when a former employer unceremoniously goes under. It is a little like former girlfriends getting married: You didn't want to keep them, but you don't necessarily want somebody else to get them either.
No point in warning women to have children by age of 35 as they are making conscious decision, says David Richmond
Last week Netmums reported that more newborns are being given names from the middle ages. Here, medieval historian Helen Castor sorts the fact from the fiction
Well, that's what a study from the Department for Culture, Media and Sport seems to say. Strange, then, that it's not reversing its policies on closing libraries