When I was growing up there was a supermarket that stocked ‘No Frills’ products. A ‘no name’ brand that didn’t focus or depend upon a company name or identify with a boxed demographic.
To some people it signified cheap products. They were more affordable because you weren’t paying for a brand or fancy packaging.
Mum, a new immigrant with three small children and unaware of popular Australian brands, would buy some of these products. She liked them because they were easy to read. PEELED TOMATOES were Peeled Tomatoes. SUGAR was sugar. LEMONADE was, you guessed it, Lemonade. Continue reading →
I am surrounded by a lot of brave people.
People who risk their lives for others. Admirable men and women that answer the call when courage is a job requirement.
But bravery is not reserved exclusively for national heroes or fictional characters that wear a cape. Continue reading →
Today is International Peace Day, the day we all recognise the issues we face as residents of this planet. Continue reading →
Written by, Colin Nicholson.
I’ve have a mother, a pair of grandmothers, a couple of sisters, and an ex-girlfriend or four, two female housemates a good handful of lady friends – and still no freaking clue. Continue reading →
Ever noticed how going to the Gym is a little like being in a bad relationship? Continue reading →
You may not have noticed by my profile picture but I am more like a can of coke where most people are like the 1.5 litre bottle. Continue reading →