Working life in all its infinite variety

Working life in all its infinite variety

Published on Monday 28 June 2021

We may not love our jobs, but when we can’t go to work we find that we miss them. This mini-anthology reflects on our working lives in all their glorious variety with a delightful mix of nostalgia, celebration and humour.

There’s a young girl in India who takes pride in the humble task of collecting cow dung, and a teacher reflecting on the rituals that mark the passing of the academic year. Poet Jonathan Edwards’ eclectic and highly entertaining selection of poems explores our complicated and often surprising relationship with the things we have to do to earn a living.

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    Published on Tuesday 20 July 2021

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