Barnaby Merrill

Why I’ll always come back to Peep Show

British sitcoms are a rich tradition, and intensely awkward, cringe-inducing British sitcoms an even more unique one. There have been many in recent years: The Office, Fawlty Towers, and The Inbetweeners, but for many, the definitive example of the genre is Peep Show.
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Posted Nov. 19, 2018

Why it’s time to ditch the drinking games

Imagine, for a moment, that you are starting a new job as a high-powered lawyer. You move into your new office and meet your colleagues. Nervous, you try to get to know them. Where better to begin than where they are from, what they did before they started at the...
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Posted Sep. 30, 2017

Rejoice in the rain: Summer work is better when it’s wetter

If you have happened across this article while trying to beat the blues of another wash-out summer you are probably cursing your bad luck. There you are, sitting in your bedroom, glancing at the ceaseless rain and howling winds that have blighted that most painful of misnomers: the Great British...
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Posted Jul. 29, 2017