Forget pay rises, the unions should be focusing on winning greater job satisfaction for the workers
Published 02/11/2016 | 02:30
Whenever I mention in public that I feel reasonably rich, there is always a swift intake of breath - it is taboo to say such a thing because it comes across as arrogant and smug.
But just because I feel sufficiently wealthy doesn't mean that I'm a millionaire; I don't have any health insurance, I don't have a pension, I drive a 13-year-old car and I have gone on two holidays in the last 10 years - we went to London last summer and we did a house swap in France about five years ago.
On the other hand, I live in a nice house, in a lovely town, I can afford the luxury of having a cleaner and I enjoy my work, so it is for these reasons that I feel content with my lot.