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“Defeat? I do n…

“Defeat? I do not recognize the meaning of the word.” – Margaret Thatcher

This quote is from a personal inspiration of mine – Margaret Thatcher. Although I do admit I didn’t live during Margaret Thatcher’s lifetime so many people may disagree with me but I really liked her radicalism and the fact that she never gave up. Like her I do not know the meaning of the word “defeat”. I have never been defeated before and I shan’t be defeated now. I intend to continue this blog at least until summer where I will be discussing my life, others lives and the world. I hope you enjoy the ride, it’s bound to be a bumpy one, full of excitement, joy, sadness and anger. And remember – NEVER admit defeat. 

Our Revised Social Standing…

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We’ve just watched the BBC news and seen the article about the new seven social classes. Upper, middle and lower are no longer sufficiently descriptive and/or inclusive apparently and after asking over 160,000 people, the BBC have today published their findings and theories…

I won’t go into what each category means, as the  names are illustrative enough: elite, established middle class, technical middle class, new affluent workers, traditional working class, emergent service workers and precariat  (a rather clumsy hybrid of precarious and proletariat)

There’s a calculator on the BBC’s website here that tells you where you now belong in our society, and having just filled it in, Me & A are now officially Technical Middle Class…

J&A Social class test

From what I can gather this means that we’ve got lots of mates (who are probably all TMC like us) we appreciate culture, we know how to turn the computer on and we’ve got…

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