Au Revoir, But Not Goodbye, Soldier Boy - Planet Bods Blog on hiatus

Posted on 18 February 2013 in Planet Bods (No comments)

No Gas sign

Depending on how you read blogs, you may recognise one of the two following scenarios:

1. You know when you read an interesting blog, and it's good and you keep coming back to it. But over time you realise that there's just not as many posts as there used to be. And so you visit it less. And less. And then one day you realise you haven't visited for months. Or more realistically, have forgotten all about it?

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Supermarkets - and avoiding them

Posted on 1 February 2013 in Food and Drink, Shopping (No comments)

Depression "bread wars", corner store on Bourke & Fitzroy Streets, Surry Hills, Sydney, 21 August 1934 / Sam Hood

It is said that one in every eight pounds spent in shops in the UK, is spent in Tesco. That's 12½p out of every pound goes in to Tesco's tills. And that's just one supermarket. There's Sainsburys, Asda and Morrisons to consider as well.

Don't know about you, but I think that's scary and have done for a while. Supermarkets in general are dominating our lives. And they're spreading out like wildfire.

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Posted on 25 January 2013 in Internet (No comments)

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Posted on 10 January 2013 in London, Transport (No comments)

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