Canada, so I was told before moving, is 30% cheaper than the UK. Maybe that referred to their taste in wines, because it certainly doesn't refer to the cost of living.
Here's the round-up of the articles you read most in February. Be sure to check out the list in case you missed something good (and no offence, but chances are you did).
My former colleague recently moved to the other end of the world. It was the best day of my working life.
Is redundancy the new STD?
In a disillusioned phase of thinking my writing might, could or would be published one day, I rather vainly penned my brief memoirs of that lifetime ago I spent cavorting in the City.
When I decided to leave London a few months ago, I thought it was going to be a lot harder. But after having just spent two weeks in my future hometown of Newport Beach, I am starting to realise that London is making it pretty easy for me.
Not being in the possession of a car, and with the nearest supermarket just slightly too far away to comfortably walk with groceries, I generally tend to use the vast array of options for home delivery.
Around this time last year, whilst I was enjoying the rarefied air that blows outside of the financial word, I attended a corporate travel event. A casual observer might think that because this event was held in Cannes, covered luxury travel, and had Bjorn Again for the event party, this was nothing more than a frivolous boondoggle.
I sit here pondering over how quickly four years have gone by, when I packed my bags and came Down Under, lived in a shoebox for ages, balancing grad school and a part-time corporate job in financial services.
It's official. If the article has to do with interpersonal relations between men and women, it's going to be a hit. Well, or if it's about dressing like a protestor...
Last Wednesday, June 25, in the case of Riley vs. California — and a second, similar case, U.S. vs. Wurie — the U.S. Supreme Court, in a unanimous 9-0 decision, handed down a new rule that now applies to state and local police, and federal investigators in the United States.
Madonna took raunch culture into the mainstream. But where does self-expression end and sleazy sexism begin? As Lady Gaga pulls her latest X-rated video, Zoe Williams takes a wrecking ball to pop culture's doublethink
Holiday resorts - and not inner cities - were identified last week as centres of low ambition and limited opportunity. Beyond the beach, Weymouth is a place beset by low wages, lack of transport, isolation and poverty of aspiration