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More often than not, when you meet someone new, the normal subjects quickly take hold; family, holidays, worst places to eat, the best temperature for red wine... Typical stuff. Then, sooner or later, employment history joins the conversation. When, where, how long for - often commencing with the day you left college. For me, this chat is always pretty colourful. Unable to find my niche for quite some time, I frittered away my years on gymnastics, bar tending, selling fish an