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Menial work in the European Union


• "Your coworkers speak some English," said the manager of a Mexican restaurant in Spain — but they didn't....

Ciao Bella Roma — Dublin, Summer 2001...

Moody Cool's, a farcical restaurant in Kilkenny Ireland...

• Cleaning a few windows at an Irish hospital — few indeed....

Kyteler's Inn — brief employment for sub-minimum wage ...

A bakery job in Nijmegen the Netherlands, '03 - '05...
  • And a work permit... almost...

Zuni, a small hotel restaurant in Kilkenny Ireland...

There's no Rock of Limerick: cleaning window-blinds at revenue...

I started writing a few pages when I left the United States in May of 2000. I made some notes about jobs in Spain, the Netherlands, and Ireland.

• The "boulangerie" — factory bread in Dublin, autumn 2001...

Heaton's department store, Kilkenny Ireland 2002...