Don’t do it yourself

How much outsourcing is too much?

Featured in

  • Published 20190428
  • ISBN: 9781925773620
  • Extent: 264pp
  • Paperback (234 x 153mm), eBook

IT’S FUNNY TO think that a broken gearbox could lead to a physics student folding T-shirts in my lounge room, but that’s the internet for you.

My addiction to outsourcing began when my car gave up the ghost in exactly the wrong place and I gave in to the temptation to hire a little help. But before I knew it, I was onto the hard stuff: rubbish removal, handyman jobs and eventually, to my shame, my clean-laundry pile.

Already a subscriber? Sign in here

Share article

More from author

Tamby East

FictionTHIS IS THE kind of place people leave. This town, Tamby East, sits a few kilometres off the North-West Highway. You’ve never been there, but...

More from this edition

Early adopter

FictionONE TWO THREE running, jumping hops and I launch into the sky, wings beating down hard, plastic feathers scraping car park gravel. It’s easier...

Gum packet poem

PoetryMy arms flecked with brown                  stained with sun I masticate              ...

Me, we and them

GR OnlineTHE INTERNET IS driving a digital revolution in which audiences want an emotional connection, a sense of purpose and to be part of a...

Stay up to date with the latest, news, articles and special offers from Griffith Review.