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Money Worries

Money Worries

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Published by Adrian Cox
An old college essay I found from 1991.
An old college essay I found from 1991.

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Published by: Adrian Cox on Oct 27, 2010
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Center Name: Doncaster College England.Center Number: 36260GCSE Assignment - EnglishAssignment 2Mark: 15/20Date Set: 28-11-91Date Due: 5-12-91Class: P'G'Lecturer: D WoodsTitle: Money Worries. Narrative Essay.Conditions: Start in class, finish for homework.Candidate's name: Adrian Cox.Money Worries.Deep in the heartbeat of the city the recession was biting hard. D.J.of 'no fixed abode' was living in a close knit social whirl ofgirlfriends. His dirty neglected brown Volvo Estate car was loadedfull with his state of the art disco gear and treasured recordcollection. Like his initials suggest, he was a self-employed DiscJockey in the city's countless pubs, clubs and function rooms. He wasalways looking for work from the public to finance his unsettled lifestyle for girls and beer. It was washing him down in a fast flowingriver of debt. He was desperately trying to keep his head above water.Meanwhile there was a depressed and grumpy man called Billy. Atelevision addict who was living in a caravan. He had to because heowed an enormous amount of money due to an obsession many years agowith fruit machines. It was a bit of a mystery what really happened.Basically it was due to criminally obtaining money through bankers'cards to spend on fruit machines. He admits that he owes over £10,000.A year ago he even had to sell his Volvo Estate to pay off some ofthe money. It was a rare occassion that he ever came out for a drink.Obviously it was a big problem to him. He was a hopeless case of thedisease called money worries.Known for being a bit of a rogue, D.J. had a working week whichstarted every Monday. He signed on at 09.30 for his giro cheque.Because D.J. had no forwarding address it had to be delivered to hisgrumpy friend, Billy. There was an agent that gave D.J. weekend workbut D.J. could only get his pay through a cheque at the end of themonth. So one weekend in every month he had money to pay off some ofhis debts. One month the cheque never came and the agent could not befound. D.J. kept trying to telephone the agent but he could not getthrough. D.J. was angry - he thought that maybe the agent had moneyworries.A man called Jack (of all trades) did his business in the area withthe help of John. Like two cowboys they rode about in a pickup vanworking in the motor trade, buying and selling. One year ago Jackbought a cheap old Volvo Estate off a grumpy man called Billy whoneeded to sell due to financial problems. It only needed slightwelding and a shock absorber fitting on the offside front. As John

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