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Little Jamie Ricketts, 1st February 2002
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August 1, 2018 posted by Unity Wellington

Little Jamie Ricketts, 1st February 2002

A missive/job application from Little Jamie Ricketts. Chat with friends online, why don’t you? Try MSN Messenger. It’ll change your life, and possibly cause a breakdown in space-time.

Staff Party, 5th January 2002
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August 1, 2018 posted by Unity Wellington

Staff Party, 5th January 2002

An invitation to a staff party from January 2002. You can draw your own conclusions about just who might have been the host. A poll of one (1) person reveals…

Scodesbody, 2002
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July 31, 2018 posted by Unity Wellington

Scodesbody, 2002

How to identify your place in the hierarchy, by Damian Skinner.

Kay from BDNZ retires, 2002
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July 31, 2018 posted by Unity Wellington

Kay from BDNZ retires, 2002

A “happy retirement” fax from the crew at Unity Books to Kay at Book Distribution New Zealand. She really was the Queen of customer services.  

Karen’s drinks, 5th August 2000
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July 26, 2018 posted by Unity Wellington

Karen’s drinks, 5th August 2000

The staff meeting agenda for 5th August 2000 contains a few items, but one is so clearly more important than the others that it’s on there four times.  

Shelving test, 2000
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July 25, 2018 posted by Unity Wellington

Shelving test, 2000

A shelving refresher test. The handwriting looks like Simie Simpson or Rebekah Wilson-Lye, but it could be Tilly Lloyd.    

Damian Skinner in USA
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July 24, 2018 posted by Unity Wellington

Damian Skinner in USA

An email from “lovely Damian” who was travelling in the USA and having curious adventures on the train.