View from my desk, 1981

Farmiloe & Farmiloe

Here’s a view from my desk back in the 1980s when I was working for a horrendous company called Farmiloe & Farmiloe in Smithfield, central London.

The company was stuck in a Victorian time-warp, full of oversized ledgers, antiquated work practices and a Dickensian attitude towards workers.

The two Farmiloes brothers who owned the company wouldn’t allow people to differentiate them by calling them by their first names (Heaven forbid!) so – get this – we were supposed to call them Mr Tim and Mr Graham! WTF?!

Read the full story here: My Job Hell

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