MARTIN AMIS – “DEATH IS ALREADY INTRIGUED BY YOU”

CLIVE JAMES AND MARTIN AMIS joined John McAuliffe in the Martin Harris Centre for a discussion about literature and ageing last week. The two authors considered both how age affects writing, and the idea of age and ageing as subjects for prose and poetry. Amis impressed the 100-strong audience with pithy aphorisms and anecdotes taken … Continue reading MARTIN AMIS – “DEATH IS ALREADY INTRIGUED BY YOU”

High-skill jobs for highly educated workforce: Gordon Brown

FUTURE JOBS IN A POST-RECESSION economy will require a workforce with a high skill set, according to predictions made by Gordon Brown during a Q&A session in Manchester.

People will need to have graduated from higher education or at least have an equivalent qualification, whether these are apprenticeships, diplomas or varied skills that move the individual beyond their secondary school education Continue reading High-skill jobs for highly educated workforce: Gordon Brown

The “Models Wanted” Online Ad Scam – Used To Happen In The Street

For some reason, in the 21st century – there are still scam search ads for young adults, teenage and child models plastered about all over the internet. This scam is as old as time, it’s seedy, with shady “businesses” forcing the photography of kids and young women, either with their parents or without, and often … Continue reading The “Models Wanted” Online Ad Scam – Used To Happen In The Street