Category Archives: ethics

Morrison’s Market Street

Hmmm… interesting.  I’m not sure what to make of Morrison’s new market street concept.  Our local Morrison’s got the make over in the last few weeks and has now reopened complete with a hugely diversified range of vegetables kept on … Continue reading

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When crisp marketing attacks

.As the vague nausea of my fifth packet kicked in I got the sense that something was wrong. This is a binge – of the fast food rubbish variety. It’s all very confusing. Its for charity right? And there’s nothing … Continue reading

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The other people’s supermarkets

I spent a very pleasant evening last night with my feet up (they’ve been poorly, not terribly poorly, but poorly enough for me to want to spend time with them up) in bed with a laptop watching The People’s Supermarket at … Continue reading

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Are vegetables vegan?

To get where I’m coming from out of the way first:  I am an omnivore, who was vegetarian (proper vegetarian none of this fish aren’t animals business) for about 20 years and vegan for much shorter periods.  So I’m not … Continue reading

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Why I like the Co-op

I was disappointed today to find that our nearest large Co-op supermarket is closing.  On the plus side our local (smaller) Somerfield is slowly morphing into a Co-op. Why do I like the Co-op?  Although they have all the semblance … Continue reading

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Whose recipe is it anyway?

Right now, the hedgerows are starting to fill with blackberries. My mind is turning to one of my favourite cakes; a blackberry and apple cake that (remarkably) came from a Weight Watchers recipe book I bought during my phase of … Continue reading

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