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Fighting Talk - Rioting Consultants


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Max Johns - Marketing Consultant, Blenheim

Monday, October 25, 2004

As anyone who has tried to keep track of me in the past year - Hi, Mum - can tell you, I'm having trouble staying still. It was never meant to happen like this, but for the next few months I'm a resident of Blenheim. I'm a marketing consultant at Mitre 10 over the summer. They've got this young guy in management there who has access to a sympathetic ear of the boss's - something to do with one being the other's father - and he's got plans to shake things up a bit. So he needed someone with a bit of marketing knowledge to help him out, and convinced the boss to let him hire a consultant. He cast out a very small net and duly hauled me in. No interview, no competition. Something to do with us being drinking buddies during our varsity days in Dunedin.

http://fightingtalk.blogspot.com/2004/10/max-johns-marketing-consultant.html

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Keith Ng - Token Asian, Wellington

Sunday, October 24, 2004

I had a stopover in Madrid about two years ago. Having just arrived in the middle of winter with a tan and a safari shirt, I wandered around like a complete chump. There was a bit of commotion after lunch, with loudspeakers and helicopters, so, naturally, I decided to investigate.

Turns out, it was the anniversary of the Spanish Civil War. And every year, on that day, the Fascists and the Anarchists would come out for a bit of Civil War reenactment, with a little less historical accuracy, and a little more street-rioting whoop-ass.

http://fightingtalk.blogspot.com/2004/10/keith-ng-token-asian-wellington.html

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