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Time to tell porkies, Jack

I haven't worked in Jack Pringle's office but I gather he is a nice bloke. So what is he doing scaring off young women with tales of architecture's long hours and desperately crap pay (AJ 8.3.01)? When he told the young people taking a view about their future careers that it took him only six years of 16-hour days to get to his current pinnacle, I hope he didn't tell them how many single-person practices get by for years on less than the basic starter pay in a medium-big office such ...

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