Supermarkets

supermarket

Four weeks ago I compared prices for fresh fruit and veg. I followed that up with a look at fresh meat prices. Then, to complete my trilogy, a couple of weeks ago I compared the prices of Australian and UK fresh fish. Obviously a trilogy cannot have a part four, because then it would need [...]

Costco

Out of the blue, on Sunday Mrs Bob said to me “I want to go to Costco.” Gosh, I’d forgotten all about those people; when we used to live in the UK our Costco trips were a regular occurrence. Once every two or three months we would drive over to Gray’s Thurrock, a half-hour or [...]

Bert Newton

A couple of months ago I wrote a post in which I asked the question who is it in Australia who takes 23 cents out of every dollar that Australians spend? The answer was quite surprising, well, it was to me. Because it wasn’t the taxman. If you want to know who it is, you [...]