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Time on our hands

When further cost cuts are made in April, what will we do with our time, asks Felix

19 November 2013

Well what a week 
of revelations: we have the bad news about VHCCs; that the rates are to be cut from April despite contracts on-going; and we have the news from the
Evening Standard that the 
Bar is effectively a highly sexed profession that is at it like rabbits.

Which is more worrying, the imminent loss of a considerable part of one's income, or the uneasy sense that you are not as sexually active, indeed as adventurous as the rest of your colleagues. Now is it the case that, as I slip away from the wine bar or the pub, as soon as I have turned the corner to make my weary way home on the tube everyone says, "Right now he's gone, let's get on with it!" and all the action starts. Is it at that point that they are all going off to hotels or each other's flats and indulging in some highly intimate networking? Or is this all going on during the day, when say the trial cracks, or the jury is discharged and suddenly everyone has a lot of time on their hand...

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