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The Periodic Table of the Middle Class
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    Bob W is a farmer

    Sharon T is a British expat living on the west coast of the USA

    Andy W is an ex-pub landlord and now runs a car parts business

    Nell Spin works in a nursery in the English East Midlands

    Richard B is a journalist, author, and our editor-at-large

    Polly P teaches at a senior school in Leeds

    Jessica M is a scriptwriter and former waitress

    Siobhan S works at Not Actual Size and is our managing editor

    Maddie Y is a writer, journalist, and our deputy editor

    Burt Kapur works in sales for a large German manufacturing company and is our business correspondent

    Mick S is a manager at a fencing contractor

    Swiss Cottage Kev is a London taxi driver

    Amy H is projects director at Not Actual Size

    Berlingerer is a journalist based in Berlin

    Spellman is the office dogsbody at Not Actual Size

    David R is the designer at Not Actual Size

    Johnny D is the deputy editor of Esquire magazine

    Jessica CT is a journalist and co-author of The Midlife Manual

    Millsy is a social diarist

    Sheila Speed teaches at a junior school in the north of England

    Fanny Fandango works in fashion retail 

    Highbury Dan is the boss at Not Actual Size

    Billy Batty is a sales manager at a furniture manufacturer in the north of England

    Blonde M works in PR and writes a blog called Against Her Better Judgment 

    Malika B is a writer

    Jessica S is a planner in a big ad London ad agency

    Laura S is a writer who knows all about film

    L Jolly lives in Brighton and works in semiotics

    Country Guy works on a farm in Yorkshire

    Suburban Buddha is a journalist and broadcaster

    Sue G now works from home

    Donna Dolittle is a florist based in Cornwall 

    Bobster is an electrician, living and working Hertfordshire

    Mr Bendle is an engineer based in the north of England

    Molly Magoo is a full-time mum living in Edinburgh

    Billy R is a Local Development Officer for a large rural council in Yorkshire

    Issy W is at school

    Will H is a writer based in Suffolk

    Will@CenturaBlvd works at an advertising agency

    Rick B is an estate agent in Beverley, East Yorkshire