Networking is a bit like dogging. You will get nowhere by staying alone at home in your bedroom.
I went to the recording of a TV show as a member of the audience and queued up with the audience. It was a pilot for a possible comedy panel show series and was being recorded by an experienced independent production company at a BBC studio site for (it seemed) possible transmission on a non-BBC channel.
America is often criticised for being insular. It was said that, in the build-up to the Gulf War, some people in the southern states - genuinely - we...
To save money on paying the police, England and Wales are now blessed with cheaper "Community Support Officers" to back-up the 'real' police. I suspect (with no evidence, m'lud) that these are often wanna policemen and wannabe policewomen with over-developed superiority complexes.