Archive for November, 2010

Supermarket price madness

28 November, 2010

A lot is being said lately about supermarket prices. Mostly, it’s about the false claims on packaging to do with better value. Today was like most other Sundays for me – I go shopping. And like most shopping days I end up on Sainsburys where I go through the rows of shelves looking for items […]

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Jamie’s Italian, Westfield

22 November, 2010

Today I had the pleasure of travelling to Shepherd’s Bush in West London to visit the Westfield shopping centre. I am not a keen shopper, to say the least, and the prospect of walking arund a shopping mall doesn’t fill me with glee. However, there are times when it is important to do something that […]

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When exactly is ‘off-peak’ travel in London?

21 November, 2010

It drives me crazy that hardly anyone will tell you this. It seems to be almost a secret. I asked a train guard at Tottenham Hale when he thought the first off-peak train would be, and he couldn’t tell me. The problem is that the system is far too obtuse. The basics are as follows… […]

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