Monthly Archives: May 2013

The Horror, The Horror

(Staring into the Heart of Darkness… or any of the ISEB examination papers tbh) Working for the rich is an otherworldly experience, of the sort ordinarily reserved for science fiction plotlines or black ops. Like heading up stream with Martin … Continue reading

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The Tricks to Tutoring

(An American Gigolo or just your average private tutor?) I work for a London agency, one of the many that now serves the city and its increasingly multi-millionaire clientele. I am contacted, offered a job, a rendezvous is arranged to … Continue reading

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By Royal Appointment

Occasionally I find myself in the palaces not merely of the rich, but of the titled. One of my earliest bookings was with the child of a prince of a Middle Eastern Royal Family. The house’s geography, like the family’s … Continue reading

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The Who and Why

  The first thing you need to know about me is that I’m not one of them. I’m not rich. I’ve never panned the planet for gold, made myself giddy gambling millions on how high the cost of sugar can … Continue reading

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Teach The Rich

  Working as a private tutor nowadays is a bit like being a confiseur for Marie Antoinette: no matter how much you spin the sugar into a confection about feeding society, you’re really just making life sweeter for the rich. … Continue reading

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