Far be it from me –

‘A Tale Of My Two Sons’ – the harsh reality of being broke in #Britain. #AutumnStatement

on December 6, 2013


How fortunate I am, I have two sons. Actually this year I count myself as especially fortunate because one almost died. My sons are quite nice, Matt is 26 and Kriss is 24.  Both are lucky enough to have secured work in the current economic climate, which should be a relief to me as their Mum, but alas this is not always how it plays out.

This is the true story of a year in the life of my two sons.

It’s great when you can find a job that you like, and which pays you a reasonable wage. Matt has a great job, he’s not a uni grad or powerful business man, he works outside in a leisure park, it’s what he loves and he counts himself fortunate to have a job he enjoys. He walks away with a pay packet netting him around £280 a week after deductions…

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