[DWJ] Sacking the maids...

Judith Ridge Judith.Ridge at det.nsw.edu.au
Wed May 16 01:45:54 EDT 2007

On 16/5/07 3:43 PM, "Judith Ridge" <Judith.Ridge at det.nsw.edu.au> wrote:

> On 16/5/07 3:39 PM, "Farah Mendlesohn" <farah.sf at gmail.com> wrote:
>> If I remember correctly (and I may not), all the castle servants are
>> employees of the government.
> I suppose technically that would have to be correct, but don't you also get
> the sense that Chrestomanci/Millie choose them? And Joe Pinhoe isn't
> "interviewed" by a three-person interview panel according to Public Service
> recruitment procedures (she says, bitterly) but is told he's going to start
> work at the Castle by Gammer: "We've got you a job... You're going to go and
> be boot-boy to the Big Man". So I guess it's not entirely as cut and dried
> as them being government employees.
> J

Oops, sorry, hit send without adding my mea culpa that I got interrupted
while writing this and didn't fully consider my final sentence, but I guess
you all get what I meant! There should have been a "simply" in there, or


Judith Ridge
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The School Magazine
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