Archives for the 'consuming' Category
Sunday, August 5th, 2007
During a trip to Brixton today, I couldn’t help compare the price of the items I was purchasing. Purchase 1: a sealed bag of spring onions, cleaned and prepared for use (courtesy of M&S) – price? Â£0.99* Purchase 2: a 4-way power extension lead (courtesy of Woolworths) – price? Â£2.00 I spent more of the [...]
Sunday, April 15th, 2007
Despite technically being in leafy Herne Hill, we live on the fringes of Brixton and Camberwell, and our flat is a stones throw from Coldharbour Lane. This is one of London’s most notorious roads, at least according to (the unverified facts on) Wikipedia. It was with great excitement that the other week I spotted (from [...]
Thursday, March 22nd, 2007
Last night Sarah and I went to a preview of Fast Food Nation at a cinema just off Leicester Square. The highlight for me was a girl in the queue waiting to get in eating a McDonald’s.
Wednesday, July 12th, 2006
Thursday, April 20th, 2006
Would you reward this man?
Monday, April 3rd, 2006
megatrain now takes you from bristol to london for 1 pound! (only once per day, and not on sundays). that is the cost of just 3 first class stamps (nearly).
Monday, March 13th, 2006
if ever i heard a scary food story, this is it.. the marmite jar is to go ? squeezy marmite that squeeze had better have a fine action because some people don’t like much marmite. i don’t like the idea of a food being modified to suit the packaging.
Saturday, March 4th, 2006
My suspicions have recently been raised about supermarket eggs. A recent purchase of Asda organic eggs first made me suspicious, as they are certified by an authority other than the Soil Association. This makes me suspicious because, if I were a supermarket selling a product which could be certified by the Soil Association, I would [...]
Sunday, February 19th, 2006
I particularly like this remark on the back of some Tesco antibacterial washing up liquid: The use of this product is only an aid to good hydiene practices
Wednesday, February 15th, 2006
later this week, I have to take a bus trip courtesy of First Bus – which naturally fills me with dread. when trying to find out the cost of my journey, it was no surprise to find a page like this on their web site: For infrequent travellers, you may just wish to purchase a [...]