I've recently been in contact with an old friend from down south and hes been made redundant after 10 years of working for this smallish company, so he's now looking for jobs in kent. he really enjoyed his last job installing pvc windows. but his boss said that unfortunatly people just aren't spending money on there houses like they where a few years back. Although hes not the newest guy there he's kind of in the middle and was most likely to go. He's got quite a few skills so no doubt he'll be back on with another firm soon but i guess hes still going to be looking for full time jobs in kent in the meantime.
He's taking some time to come up and see me this week so it will be good to catch up with him and show him how us folks from the north live.