Memoir of an age of employment (in Buenos Aires)

rigorífico Anglo and its distribution company, Ciabasa, operated in South Dock until about 1974

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By Buenos Aires Times

Anglo was not a bank, though it was still a destination of easy work for British expats, a safe outfit for the enterprising, as well as society’s dropouts. It was one of the most interesting places I’ve ever had the luck to spend some time in. 

In an age in which unemployment is a serious threat to the wellbeing of millions, a look back is inevitable. The world seemed a safer place, then, never mind when. It was not, of course, though that is almost irrelevant now. The politicians weren’t much better either. Memory emphasises just how lucky I was. 

Several members of my family spent much of their lives in...[Read More]

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