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Author Archive: Trevor Dykes

How to become rich dotcom

"The year 2000. The new millennium. I and my wife marked the occasion by doing what comes naturally to people of our age. I'm sure I needn't go into all the details. As soon as June had arrived, we abandoned our shyness, went up to the spare bedroom in the attic and indulged ourselves for the first time ever. The future was now. We surfed into the internet." Trevor opens the door to wealth beyond his wildest dreams... from emailers in Africa.

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The class outing

"We recently spent an afternoon at a parent's and kid's event, organized for our daughter's school class. This naturally required a venue suitable for all ages, so we went to a pub and got sloshed. To be more accurate, we went to a large beer garden about ten miles out of town." Trevor describes a convivial afternoon in a beer garden by the Ludwigskanal.

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About the lodgers

"Two years ago, we got a new, state-subsidised composter. It was much larger than our previous one and seemed to fill up surprisingly quickly. However, in reality the composter was counter-intuitively roomier. Five minutes bashing with a spade can work wonders." Trevor describes how his garden appears to be a magnet for unwanted lodgers.

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